1925 - 1930 Chinese American Woman's Skirt

Description (Brief)
Mrs. Lee ordered this skirt from China to wear on formal occasions, such as weddings. The waistband, of a different fabric, was covered by a blouse.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
skirt
Object Type
Skirt
Woman
Main Dress
date made
ca 1930
maker
unknown
Physical Description
silk (skirt, lower material)
cotton (waistband material)
Measurements
overall: 88 cm x 56 cm; 34 5/8 in x 22 1/16 in
place made
China
worn
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
2000.0274.02
accession number
2000.0274
catalog number
2000.0274.02
subject
Weddings
Chinese American
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
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Home and Community Life: Costume
Chinese American
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Virginia Lee Mead
Publication title
Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Publication author
Mead, Virginia Lee
Publication URL
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
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