Woman's trousers (ku)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1880s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

105 x 52 cm (41 5/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.133

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s trousers (ku) of light green damask with design on bottom of each leg of peonies, gourds, butterlies and bats embroidered yellow, orange, white, blue, and gray silk and couced with gold-wrapped thread; edges of trousers legs are trimmed with black satin band embroidered with flowers in blue and white silk and gold thread; white plain-weave linen waistband.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection