Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

15.539b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s domestic pleated skirt (qun) of red silk damask with design of auspicious clouds and endless knot motif 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; wide waistband of white plain-weave linen.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection