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Silk, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave; ribbons: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, stripes of satin weave and stripes of plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge) and of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge); edging and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weaves; metal buttons
144.8 × 121.2 cm (57 × 47 3/4 in.)
Gift of Guy H. Mitchell
Extended information about this artwork
John E. Vollmer, “Clothed to Rule the Universe: Ming and Qing Dynasty Textiles at The Art Institute of Chicago,” published in conjunction with the exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 26, no. 2 (2000): 63, 91, cat. 33.
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, Sept. 13, 2000–Jan. 2, 2001, cat. 33.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Gallery 108, Dec. 18, 2002-Aug. 7, 2003.
Guy H. Mitchell (1870–1962), Chicago, by Jan. 19, 1932 [incoming permanent receipt R5008, Jan. 19, 1932, c/o A. B. Hossander, Illinois Merchants, Chicago; copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago.
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