Object Timeline

1940

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1966

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Skirt (Mexico), 1940s–50s

This is a Skirt. It is dated 1940s–50s and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is cotton and its technique is tapestry-woven ground, embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon. It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 119 x 210 cm (46 7/8 in. x 6 ft. 10 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Skirt (Mexico), 1940s–50s; cotton; H x W: 119 x 210 cm (46 7/8 in. x 6 ft. 10 11/16 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1966-60-2

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