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Fragment of embroidered panel of a skirt (qun)

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Fragment of skirt panel (qun) with design of butterfly and floral motifs embroidered in polychrome silk on a red wool ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1870–80

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 27.3 x 21.6 cm (10 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.570

Medium or Technique

Wool broadcloth embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes