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woman's pleated skirt
  • China
  • woman's pleated skirt, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, damask, gold thread, sequin, ribbon, embroidering
  • Paper Type: couching, satin
  • Object Length: 98.5 cm
    Object Length: 38 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Jacob Grant Strickler
  • Not on display
  • 1946.0031.a,b

Woman's red silk damask pleated skirt. There are two rectangular panels which are couched with turquoise and gold wrapped threads and sequins in a design of flowers and birds above a conventional mountain, cloud and wave pattern. The borders are black silk embroidered with blue silk flowers in satin stitch.