Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1860s to 1870s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

101 x 59.5 cm (39 3/4 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.539

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s domestic pleated skirt (qun) in red silk damask with design of auspicious clouds and endless knot motifs and lower panels embroidered with butterflies, peonies, and other flowers in couched gold-wrapped thread; trimmed with bands of black satin embroidered with floral motifs in blue, white and green silk; white plain-weave linen waistband.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection