Silk, 4:1 satin damask weave, rinzu; yuzen dyed, painted, and stenciled; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin and single satin stitches; laid work, couching, and Chinese knots; lined with silk, plain weave; dyed with beni, safflower
183.7 x 122.7 cm (72 3/8 x 48 3/8 in.)
Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith
Extended information about this artwork
Hays, Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992). cat. no. 21, p. 39.
Nagasaki, Iwao. Japanese Textile in American Collections. Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995. cat. no. 141, p. 144.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On this Sleeve of Fondest Dream, March 7–June 7, 1992
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Ando Gallery, July 12- November 15, 2000
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