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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
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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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