About This Artwork

China

Thanka (Religious Picture), 18th century, Qing dynasty(1644–1911)

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps; painted details
150.2 x 78.8 cm (59 1/2 x 31 in.)
Weft repeat: point

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1931.9a-g

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), p. 59, cat. no 21.




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