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Silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, stem, and tent stitches; Roumanian couching
105.7 × 157.5 cm (41 5/8 × 62 in.)
Gift of Shirley Aikens
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John E. Vollmer, “Clothed to Rule the Universe: Ming and Qing Dynasty Textiles at The Art Institute of Chicago,” published in conjunction with the exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 26, no. 2 (2000): 19-20, 54, cat. 5, plate III (ill.).
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, Sept. 13, 2000–Jan. 2, 2001, cat. 5.
Mrs. Shirley Aiken, Lake Forest, IL, by Apr. 1982 [Temporary receipt no. 2597, Apr. 7, 1982; copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1982.
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