Explore the CollectionSkirt

Measurements
120cm x 92cm
Place of Origin
China
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
2012-019
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Costume - Women,Skirts,

Physical Description

Han style Chinese woman's skirt. The wrap-around skirt consists of several satin panels - one heavily embroidered with butterflies and flowers extending up from the hem for 40cm. Two pleated panels are embroidered in vertical stripes in brilliant blue. There is a wide cotton waist-band with attached loops at each end.

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