Woman's skirt

Chinese
early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

2003.664

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, brocaded ribbon, and fringe, embroidered with metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s skirt formed of narrow bands of brightly colored silk satin and silk damask alternated with black satin; embroidered with birds, flowers, and vines in polychrome silks, trimmed with embroidered and tasseled pendants.

Provenance

Purchased in Singapore, 1976-77; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe