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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.
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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