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Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, 1:1 plain gauze weave with supplementary brocading wefts; cuff trim: silk, plain weave; neck trim and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of 1:1 plain gauze crossings; cuffs lined with silk, plain weave; metal buttons
134 × 188.8 cm (52 3/4 × 74 3/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. William M. Allison
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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): 32-3, 60, cat. 24, plate XIII (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. 24.
Mrs. William M. Allison, Chicago, by 1951 [Incoming permanent receipt, July 17, 1951; copy in registration files]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1951.
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