Woman's Qun (Skirt)

A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in knot, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; edged with warp-float faced 4:1 and 7:1 satin weaves; waist band.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in knot, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; edged with warp-float faced 4:1 and 7:1 satin weaves; waist band.

Date:

1880/90, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Textiles

Artist

Han-Chinese

Title

Woman's Qun (Skirt)

Origin

China

Date

1880–1890

Medium

Silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in knot, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching; edged with warp-float faced 4:1 and 7:1 satin weaves; waist band

Dimensions

92.3 × 95.3 cm (36 3/8 × 37 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Textiles Collection

Reference Number

2002.149

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