Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

A Poetic Skirt

view A Poetic Skirt digital asset number 1
Creator:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:00:28 +0000
Blog Post Category:
Object of the Day
costume
women's fashion
floral design
Symbolism
Description:
Skirt, 19th century, China, silk satin, embroidered with silk, Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson, 1941-31-31Chinese skirt styles are often called aprons and are typically comprised of two identical sections, each with a decorated panel, a side panel and a pleated or gored panel. They were worn overlapping, wrapped around the body and secured through fabric loops and knotted buttons. The sections were attached to a wide waistband, usually made...
Topic:
Design
See more posts:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Data Source:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Blog posts
  • Blog posts
  • Smithsonian staff publications
  • Blog posts
  • Smithsonian staff publications
  • Design
  • Object of the Day
  • Symbolism
  • costume
  • floral design
  • women's fashion
  • Design
  • Object of the Day
  • Symbolism
  • costume
  • floral design
  • women's fashion
  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
  • 2010s
  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum