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Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and wool in tent stitches
76 × 191.3 cm (29 7/8 × 75 3/8 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by the Needlework and Textile Guild and Mr. and Mrs. Don H. Reuben; Royalties from The Warner Fund
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The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1982-83. Illustration, p. 58.
Christa C. Mayer Thurman. “Some Major Textile Acquisitions from Europe and Egypt.” Museum Studies, Vol. II, No. I (Fall 1984). pp. 52-69.
Alain Gruber. Chinoiserie: Der Einfluss Chinas auf die europäische Kunst 17.-19. Jahrhundert (ausstellungskatalog). Abegg-Stiftung Bern in Riggisberg: 1984. Nr. 32, seite 80-81.
Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Textiles in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), pp. 76-77, 146.
Jennifer Harris, ed. 5000 Years of Textiles (London: British Museum Press in association with The Whitworth Art Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum, 1993), p. 210, pl. 250.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, September 27, 1989–January 22, 1990
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Textile Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago’s Collection, February 17–May 2, 1993
Loewi-Robertson, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., by 1982 [inventory #16797; Incoming Receipt RX13551 dated 5/25/1982 in curatorial file, Textiles Department]; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1982.
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