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Silk, 7:1 satin damask weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in knot, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; sleeve bands: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped wild silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in eyelet, feather, knot, satin, single satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; ribbons: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, complementary warp 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and self-patterning ground wefts; trim and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 and 4:1 satin weaves; lined with silk, plain weave
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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): 49-50, 74, 91, cat. 62, plate XXXIII.
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.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Gallery 108, July 26-Nov. 20, 2006.
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