Li Wedding Tubeskirt
From the Qi Li group, this old wedding tubeskirt exhibits the patina of age with mellow colors on fine, handspun cotton. Supplementary warp and weft decoration is mostly in silk, with silk embroidery also used. Comprising three bands, wear to one or more of the bands possibly required some recycling, as the center band has an indigo background, and the flanking bands have black backgrounds. Otherwise, it is in quite good condition with some wear, but no repairs and only a few very small holes. Probably early to mid- 20th century.
Size: 33.5″ long x 48.5″ if opened up