Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings; painted details; closures, ties, and lining: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; metal clasps and knotted button
129.6 × 187.3 cm (51 × 73 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. John J. Abbott
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. 48, Plate XXVI, pp. 42-3, 69, 91.
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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