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Wedding Dress

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Object Number:
2012-14-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Sichuan
Chengdu
Date Made:
1943
Early Date:
1943
Late Date:
1943
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Technique:
Embroidered
Description:
Wedding dress made for and worn by JiLin Wu (1918-2002) for her 1943 wedding in Changdu, Sichuan, China. Sleeveless red silk with green, yellow, orange and cream floral embroidery around hem, side slits, neck, collar, and arms.
Length:
126.5cm
Width:
50cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Mimi Keating in memory of JiLin Wu 吴吉臨

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