User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Start collecting

Woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) of brown silk satin with design on lower front and back panels of butterflies, peony and cherry blossoms embroidered in polychrome silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; panels and bottom edge trimmed with black satin with flowers and insects embroidered in...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Anonymous gift (Miss Eleanor Gardiner) Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1860s to 1870s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

91.2 x 76.5 cm (35 7/8 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.817

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes