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woman's skirt panels
  • China
  • woman's skirt panels, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, satin, gold thread, embroidering, ribbons
  • Paper Type: satin, couching, seed
  • Object Length/Width: 76 x 112 cm
    Object Length/Width: 30 x 44 in
  • Gift of Cooper Union through Oberlin College
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0350.a,b

Woman's skirt panels of yellow silk-satin embroidered with colored silk and gold-wrapped threads. The middle section has multi-colored butterflies and flowers. The border has black satin ribbon and white and blue silk embroidery. The waistbands are missing.