Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, slit tapestry weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, 2:1 twill oblique interlaced tape and bands of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, supplementary facing wefts
141 × 191.1 cm (55 1/2 × 75 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. B. Botsford Young
Extended information about this artwork
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. 59, p. 73.
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
The Art Institue of Chicago, Department of Asian art, Gallery 108, April 22- July 27, 2004
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