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women's pants
  • China
  • women's pants, Qing dynasty (1644–1912)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold thread, ribbon, cotton, gauze
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 96.5 x 121 cm
    Object Length/Width: 38 x 47 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1048

Woman's blue silk damask summer pants with embroidery on a ground of patterned twill with a horizontal row of gauze weave every sixth row. The borders have embroidered scenes in multicolored silks against a background of gold wrapped threads. It has a cotton waistband. The color scheme is turquoise blue legs, white waistband and polychrome bands.