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
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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): 35-6, 63, 91, cat. 32, plate XVI.
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. 32.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Gallery 108, July 27–Nov. 19, 2004.
Guy H. Mitchell (1870–1962), Chicago, by Jan. 19, 1932 [incoming permanent receipt R5008, Jan. 19, 1932, ℅ A. B. Hossander, Illinois Merchants, Chicago; copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago.
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