Top: Silk and cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'S' twill interlacings; bottom: silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'S' twill interlacings; three panels joined; lined with silk and cotton, 7:1 satin damask weave
232.5 × 206.3 cm (91 1/2 × 81 1/2 in.)
Bequest of Rowena Marsh Abbott
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Jack Sewell, Ming-Ch‘ing Dynasties, a.d. 1368-1644, a.d. 1644-1912, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1964).
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): 38-9, 64, 91, cat. 36, plate XIX.
Art Institute of Chicago, Ming Ch’ing: The Arts of China 14th–20th Century, Aug. 7–Oct. 11, 1964, cat.
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. 36.
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