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military officer's leg coverings
  • unknown maker from China
  • military officer's leg coverings, 1800–1911, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold thread, metal, cotton, paper lining, ribbon, cord, embroidering
  • Paper Type: couching, satin
  • Length/Width/Depth: 101.5 x 129.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 40 x 51 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2330.b
Label Text

A skirt-like pair of leg coverings with a common waistband and, on each, a central embroidered medallion of front-facing dragon with flaming pearl. Embroidery on double weave ground; black velvet edging. Embroidery with applied ribbon, cords