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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) in red silk damask with design of auspicious clouds and endless knot motifs and lower panels embroidered with butterflies, peonies, and other flowers in couched gold-wrapped thread; trimmed with bands of black satin embroidered with floral motifs in blue, white...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1860s to 1870s

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101 x 59.5 cm (39 3/4 x 23 7/16 in.)

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Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts