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
Extended information about this artwork
“Chicago’s Fabulous Collectors: Art Institute Announces It Will Get Treasures From Their Homes,” Life (November 3, 1952), p. 100.
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), pp. 24-5, 57, 91, cat. no. 14, pl. V.
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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