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Woman's domestic skirt (qun)

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Woman's domestic pleated skirt (qun) of red silk damask with design of auspicious clouds and endless knot motif and lower panels embroidered with butterflies, peonies, and other flowers in couched gold-wrapped thread; trimmed with bands of black satin embroidered with floral motifs in blue, white...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

101 x 59.5 cm (39 3/4 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.539b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes