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

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s to 1890s

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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts