Silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'Z' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts, and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; edged with silk, weft-float faced 1:7 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; four panels joined
548.8 × 198.3 cm (216 × 78 1/8 in.)
Weft repeat: point
Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago. Ming-Ch‘ing dynasties, a. d. 1368-1644, a.d. 1644-1912. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1964.
The Art Institute of Chicago. “Clothed to Rule the Universe: Ming and Qing Dynasty Textiles at The Art Institute of Chicago.” Museum Studies, vol. 26, no. 2. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000. Cat. no. 56, Plate XXX, pp. 46-7, 72.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Ming Ch’ing: The Arts of China 14th–20th Century, August 7–October 11, 1964
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Clothed to Rule the Universe: Ming and Qing Dynasty Textiles at The Art Institute of Chicago, September 13, 2000–January 2, 2001
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