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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Han woman's domestic skirt (qun) of pleated red gauze with woven design of auspicious symbols and design on the lower half of mountain and wave pattern above which are peony in gold-wrapped thread couching; pleated skirt panels are edged with black silk applied ribbon embroidered with floral...

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Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Annie B. Coolidge to the MFA on June 21, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Annie B. Coolidge

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

Object Place

China

Dimensions

100.5 x 63.5 cm (39 9/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.30

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze embroidered with couched gold-wrapped threads, applied ribbon embroidered in silk satin stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes