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Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped wild silk and silk, laid work and couching; collar tape, closures, and lining: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal button
100.3 × 155.8 cm (39 1/2 × 61 3/8 in.)
Gift of Eleanor Burton
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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): 75, 91, cat. 63.
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.
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