Girl's trousers (Chinese); Unknown; c1920; GH007074/2

Name/Title

Girl's trousers (Chinese)

About this object

This pair of child’s Chinese style trousers are made of turquoise coloured silk with embroidered pink flowers and a pink waistband and lining.

The trousers are part of a set of Chinese clothing worn by Betty Campbell when she was a child living in China with her parents who were missionaries there. Betty became a significant Wellingtonian and national community leader. She received a MBE for her ceaseless community work.

See more at Te Papa Collections Online .

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c1920

Place Made

China

Medium and Materials

silk and satin

Measurements

Overall: x (Length) 420 x (Width/Depth) 280 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Fiona Campbell, 1998.

Object number

GH007074/2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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China
girl
missionary
trousers

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