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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) of yellow silk satin with lower part of front and back panels embroidered with flowers, a vase, butterflies, endless knot and scattered flowers and bats in green, blue, white and pink silk and couched with gold-wrapped thead; pleats and bottom edge trimmed with...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s

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81.3 x 63.3 cm (32 x 24 15/16 in.)

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts