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Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and peacock feathers, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining; silk, 1:1 plain oblique interlaced tapes; lined with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave
134.9 × 267.3 cm (53 1/8 × 105 1/4 in.); At edge: H.: 109.2 cm (43 1/8 in.)
Gift of Alice Getty
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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): 40-2, 66, 90, cat. 41, plate XXIII.
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. 41.
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