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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) of red silk with openwork pattern with front and back panels trimmed in appliquéd bands of white satin with flowers, gourds and vines embroidered in red, blue and green silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and appliquéd ribbon with design of...

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Provenance

Gift from M. M. Greer to the MFA, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of M. M. Greer

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1865–75; restyled about 1890

Object Place

China

Dimensions

98 x 72.5 cm (38 9/16 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2186

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and appliquéd

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes