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Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; ribbons: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps; trimmed with silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; waistband: cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave
97.7 × 101.5 cm (38 1/2 × 40 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick
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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): 50-1, 75, cat. 64, plate XXXIV.
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. 64.
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