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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:00:28 +0000
Blog Post Category:
Object of the Day
costume
women's fashion
floral design
Symbolism
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<img width="640" height="525" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/CHSDM-1941-31-31MattFlynn-700x574.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Skirt, 19th century, China, silk satin, embroidered with silk, Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson, 1941-31-31" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/CHSDM-1941-31-31MattFlynn-300x246.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/CHSDM-1941-31-31MattFlynn-700x574.jpg 700w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Chinese 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...
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