User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fabric length for woman's pleated skirt (qun)

Start collecting

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

China

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

02.485

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes