About This Artwork

Han
China

Jiasha (Mantle), Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1650/1725

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and peacock feathers, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining; silk, 1:1 plain oblique interlaced tapes; lined with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave
134.9 x 267.3 cm (53 1/8 x 105 1/4 in.)
Height at edge: 109.2 cm (43 1/8 in.)

Gift of Alice Getty, 1932.538

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

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

Publication History

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. 41, Plate XXIII, pp. 40-2, 66, 90.




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