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Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave over paper and over gold leaf on lacquered paper; two panels joined; edged with four-strand warp twining; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave
118.2 × 120.1 cm (46 1/2 × 47 1/4 in.)
Gift of Russell Tyson
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“Chicago’s Fabulous Collectors: Art Institute Announces It Will Get Treasures From Their Homes,” Life (Nov. 3, 1952), 100.
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): 24-5, 57, 91, cat. 14, plate V.
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, cat. 14.
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