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
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. 5, Plate III, pp. 19-20, 54.
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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