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silk shirt
  • China
  • silk shirt, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: China ?
  • silk, metal thread, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 59 x 94.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 23 1/4 x 37 3/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3670

The small green silk shirt has an a-line profile. It is an irregular green coloration with bright pink lining and edging on the cuffs, neck and hem. The edging is embellished with two bands of silver metal-wrapped thread. There is one pink button and loop at the neck. The seams along the front are also embellished with a row of silver metal-wrapped thread.