Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in knot, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching
84.1 × 90.3 × 12.7 cm (33 1/8 × 35 1/2 × 5 in.)
Gift of Edward B. Butler through the Antiquarian Society
Extended information about this artwork
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. Cat. no. 13, p. 57.
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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