Pleated Summer Skirt

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty to Modern period, 1875-1925
Medium
Silk with silk embroidery floss, gold thread, ribbon, and applique
Dimensions
H x W: 96.5 x 79 cm (38 x 31 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth G. Robb
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1990.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Skirt

Keywords
applique, China, embroidery, Modern period (1912 - present), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Zhongguo meishu guanji [Encyclopedia of Chinese Arts]. vol. 7, Beijing. .
  • Wang Kanzai. Huangchao guanfu zhi [Headdresses and Clothing in the Imperial Court]. .
  • Verity Wilson. Chinese Dress. Far Eastern Series London. .
  • Chen Daming. Qingdai Taiwan minjian ceshou [The Folk Embroidery of the Qing Dynasty in Taiwan]., 1989. .
  • Looking at Patronage: Recent Acquisitions of Asian Art. Exh. cat. San Francisco. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
SI Usage Statement

Usage Conditions Apply

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.

The information presented on this website may be revised and updated at any time as ongoing research progresses or as otherwise warranted. Pending any such revisions and updates, information on this site may be incomplete or inaccurate or may contain typographical errors. Neither the Smithsonian nor its regents, officers, employees, or agents make any representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information on the site. Use this site and the information provided on it subject to your own judgment. The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery welcome information that would augment or clarify the ownership history of objects in their collections.