1925 - 1930 Chinese American Woman's Skirt

1925 - 1930 Chinese American Woman's Skirt

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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
place made
China
worn
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
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
ID Number
2000.0274.02
accession number
2000.0274
catalog number
2000.0274.02
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Virginia Lee Mead
subject
Weddings
Chinese American
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Cultures & Communities
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Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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