Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'Z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave, creped wefts, dyed with safflower
180.5 × 125.8 cm (71 × 49 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Robert D. Graff
Extended information about this artwork
Mary V. Hays and Ralph E. Hays, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992), p. 40, cat. no. 26.
Iwao Nagasaki. Japanese Textile in American Collections (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), p. 148, cat. no. 145.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On this Sleeve of Fondest Dream, March 7–June 7, 1992
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