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.)
Height at edge: 109.2 cm (43 1/8 in.)
Gift of Alice Getty
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. 41, Plate XXIII, pp. 40-2, 66, 90.
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
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