Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave
104.1 × 106.2 cm (41 × 41 3/4 in.)
Repeat: 15.2 × 7.5 cm (6 × 3 in.)
Gift of Mrs. E. P. Atwater
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. 11, p. 56.
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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