Woman's Qun (Semiformal Domestic Skirt)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; ribbons: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; trimmed with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; waistband: cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; ribbons: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; trimmed with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; waistband: cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1870/90

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Artist

Han-Chinese

Title

Woman's Qun (Semiformal Domestic Skirt)

Origin

China

Date

1870–1890

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; ribbons: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; trimmed with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; waistband: cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

97.7 × 101.5 cm (38 1/2 × 40 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick

Reference Number

1957.546

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