Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1880s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

81.3 x 63.3 cm (32 x 24 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.546

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s domestic pleated skirt (qun) of yellow silk satin with lower part of front and back panels embroidered with flowers, a vase, butterflies, endless knot and scattered flowers and bats in green, blue, white and pink silk and couched with gold-wrapped thead; pleats and bottom edge trimmed with bands of black satin; white plain-weave linen waistband.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection