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Part of a dress skirt

Part of a dress skirt. White satin ground; design of slender interlacing and scrolling serpentine stems bearing many types of small-scale flowers; worked with polychrome silks in satin and stem stitches. Two loom widths sewed together, irregular top edge.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy M. Sacker

Chinese, 18th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

45.209

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes