Silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back and stem stitches; sleeve facings: silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back, knot, overcast, stem, and straight stitches; laid work and couching; ribbon: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and extended weft loop fringe; sleeves trimmed with silk, plain weave; metal buttons
146.1 × 121.5 cm (57 1/2 × 47 7/8 in.)
Gift of Guy H. Mitchell
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. 32, Plate XVI, pp. 35-6, 63, 91.
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 Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Gallery 108, July 270 November 19, 2004
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