Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; pieced; painted details; edged with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave
152.3 × 283.3 cm (60 × 111 1/2 in.)
Height at edge: 116.9 cm (46 in.)
Oriental Art Restricted Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago. Ming-Ch‘ing dynasties, a.d. 1368–1644 (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1964).
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), pp. 40-2, 66, cat. no. 42, pl. XXIV.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Ming Ch’ing: The Arts of China 14th–20th Century, August 7–October 11, 1964
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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