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
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. 8, pp. 55, 90.
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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