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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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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...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes