Silk, 7:1 satin damask weave over boards; streamers: silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts, and self-patterning ground wefts; lined with cotton, plain weave
b: 282.7 × 40.6 cm (111 1/4 × 16 in.)
c: 277.2 × 40.7 cm (109 1/8 × 16 in.)
Warp repeat (streamer): 52.6 cm (20 3/4 in.)
Bequest of Rowena Marsh Abbott
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. 36, Plate XIX, pp. 38-9, 64, 91.
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