Silk, satin damask weave; ôbôshi shibori dyed; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in satin stitches; laid work and couching; lined with silk, plain weave
182.8 × 127.7 cm (72 × 50 1/4 in.)
Repeat: 25.9 × 13 cm (10 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.)
Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith
Extended information about this artwork
Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992), pg. 40, catalog no. 22.
Iwao Nagasaki, Japanese Textile in American Collections (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), pg. 147, pl. 144.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On this Sleeve of Fondest Dream, March 7–June 7, 1992
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Ando Gallery, November 8, 1999- January 5, 2000
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