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Woman's skirt

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Woman's skirt formed of narrow bands of brightly colored silk satin and silk damask alternated with black satin; embroidered with birds, flowers, and vines in polychrome silks, trimmed with embroidered and tasseled pendants.

Provenance

Purchased in Singapore, 1976-77; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe

Chinese, early 20th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

2003.664

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, brocaded ribbon, and fringe, embroidered with metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes