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Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885

Silk panel skirt with embroidery, China, ca. 1885

Item 105822 info
Maine Historical Society

A Chinese two-piece skirt from the late Qing Dynasty (late 19th/early 20th century) with a rust colored damask ground, flat back and front panels, multiple narrow flat pleats at the sides, and rich embroidery on the lower front panel. A skirt type typically worn with a longish, loose tunic. Dated 1860-1910.


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