Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885

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Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885

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Description

A Chinese two-piece skirt from the late Qing Dynasty (mid to late 19th / early 20th century) with a rust colored damask ground, flat back and front panels, multiple narrow flat pleats at the sides, and rich embroidery on the lower front panel. A skirt type typically worn with a longish, loose tunic. The piece dates approximately between 1860 and 1910.

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About This Item

  • Title: Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Media: silk, cotton
  • Dimensions: 88.9 cm x 340.360 cm
  • Local Code: 1998.1.98
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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