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Silk, satin damask weave; ôbôshi shibori dyed; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in satin stitches; laid work and couching; lined with silk, plain weave
182.8 × 127.7 cm (72 × 50 1/4 in.); Repeat: 25.9 × 13 cm (10 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.)
Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith
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Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992), pg. 40, catalog no. 22.
Iwao Nagasaki, Japanese Textile in American Collections (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), pg. 147, pl. 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, November 8, 1999- January 5, 2000
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