Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Chinese (Han)
Qing dynasty
mid-19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

94 x 73.5 cm (37 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.819

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk floss embroidery and couched gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s domestic skirt (qun) of green damask with design of cherry blossoms, peonies, irises and butterflies embroidered in blue, green and white silk satin stitch and couched with gold-wrapped thread; the borders and pleat edges have design of flowers and butterflies embroidered in blue and white on dark blue satin ground.

Provenance

Anonymous gift (Miss Eleanor Gardiner) to the MFA on December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Anonymous gift