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Fabric length for woman's pleated skirt (qun)

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Fabric length for Han woman's pleated skirt (qun) in salmon pink silk damask with woven design of clouds and auspicious symbols and embroidered panels of peonies, butterflies and chrysanthemums in various shades of blue, green, yellow, black and white silk and couched with gold thread.


Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA May 10, 1902. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, late 19th century

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92.5 x 166.5 cm (36 7/16 x 65 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts