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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) of yellow silk damask with design on front and back panel of butterflies, peonies and chrysanthemums embroidered in blue, gray, white, green and black silk and couched gold-wrapped thead; panel, pleats and bottom edge are trimmed with bands of black, white and...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

84 x 77 cm (33 1/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.542

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes