Silk and cotton, plain weaves and silk, plain weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in chain, eyelet, and satin stitches; laid work and couching; collar and edge trim: silk, warp-float faced 4:1 and 6:1 satin weaves; lined with ramie, plain weave
141.8 × 162.9 cm (55 3/4 × 64 1/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. William J. Calhoun
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. 45, pp. 67-8.
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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