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woman's pleated skirt
  • China
  • woman's pleated skirt, 1800s or 1900s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, cotton, embroidering, twill
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Object Length: 96 cm
    Object Length: 37 3/4 in
  • Gift of Lettie G. Archer
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0055.03
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Woman's pleated skirt with embroidery on twill ground with gold lattice borders and cotton waistband. There is a blue silk border along the pleats. The other borders are gold tapestry woven with a black geometric design.