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Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterning ground wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings
26.6 × 26.2 cm (10 1/2 × 10 3/8 in.)
Oriental Department Sundry Trust Fund
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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): 54, cat. 6 (ill.).
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. 6.
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