Silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut and uncut voided velvet; two panels joined
211.4 × 124.3 cm (83 1/4 × 49 in.)
Repeat: 48.8 × 20.9 cm (19 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)
Bequest of Russell Tyson
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), pp. 30, 59, 91, cat. no. 22, pl. XI.
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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