Cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as left-handed Sehna or Persian knot
Inscription: dge [s]long 'Phrin las 'bul lo (donated by the monk Trinlay)
282.2 × 120.3 cm (189 3/4 × 47 3/8 in.)
Gift of James Tigerman
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. 40, Plate XXII, pp. 40-1, 66.
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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