Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1860s to 1870s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

91.2 x 76.5 cm (35 7/8 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.817

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s domestic pleated skirt (qun) of brown silk satin with design on lower front and back panels of butterflies, peony and cherry blossoms embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; panels and bottom edge trimmed with black satin with flowers and insects embroidered in blue and white silk; replacement waistband.

Provenance

Anonymous gift (Miss Eleanor Gardiner)
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Anonymous gift