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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Han woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) in purple silk damask with woven design of floral roundels, clouds and bats; lower part of skirt embroidered with butterflies and plum blossoms in blues, yellow and white silk satin and knot stitches; pleated panels edges with applied black silk satin...

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Provenance

Gift of Estate of Annie B. Coolidge to the MFA June 12, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Annie B. Coolidge

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

Object Place

China

Dimensions

92.3 x 72.3 cm (36 5/16 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.31

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk satin and knot stitch, applied silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes