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woman's pleated wedding skirt
  • China
  • woman's pleated wedding skirt, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1912)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk damask, gold thread, ribbon, cotton, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 93.5 x 59.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 36 3/4 x 23 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1032.a,b

Woman's pleated wedding skirt. It is made of red silk damask ground with applique on white satin border panels and a cotton waistband. It has borders of white silk with motifs embroidered in multicolored silks against a background of couched gold wrapped threads.