University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Length: 126.5cm
Width: 50cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Mimi Keating in memory of JiLin Wu 吴吉臨, 2012

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.


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