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Woman's dragon skirt (mangqun)

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Woman's pleated dragon skirt (mangqun) in light green satin with design on lower front and back panels of dragons rising from the sea, auspicious symbols and flowers embroidered in blue, white, yellow, brown and pink silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; lined with blue silk, trimmed with...

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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 to 1890s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

88 x 75 cm (34 5/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.541

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes