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Woman's pantaloons

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Woman's pleated pantaloons of silk damask with design of narrow bands of red, green, gold, blue, lavender, purple and cream and embroidered with bats, flowers and children in polychrome silk; borders are appliquéd in ju-i and chevron patterns and are embroidered with floral and bird motifs;...

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Gift of Mrs. Henry Beston to the MFA in 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Beston

Chinese (Northern), Qing dynasty, Late 19th century

Object Place

Northern, China


114 x 53.5 cm (44 7/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts