Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, satin weave with patterning wefts; wrapped over cardboard and backed with paper; applied label of silk, plain weave; with inscribed title painted and/or printed with ink
Inscription: Da fanguang fo huayan jing juan di wushier
(translation): Section Fifty Two of the Sutra on the Garland of the Great Expansive Buddha
34.8 × 12.2 cm (13 5/8 × 4 7/8 in.)
Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and The Walter E. Heller Foundation Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, “Gift, Bequest, and Purchase: 1998–2003,” October 22, 2004–April 17, 2005
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