Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in knot, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; lined with silk, plain weave
28.5 × 28.6 cm (11 1/4 × 11 1/4 in.)
Gift of Helen C. Gunsaulus
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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): 55, 90, cat. 8 (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. 8.
Helen C. Gunsaulus (1886-1954), Chicago then South Yarmouth, MA, by 1954 [received from Helen F. Mackenzie, South Yarmouth, MA, permanent receipt RX1349, Oct. 5, 1954, copy in curatorial object file, Textiles Department]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago.
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