Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and peacock feathers, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; top facing edged with silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave
128.3 × 225.8 cm (50 1/2 × 89 in.)
Gift of Mrs. William J. Calhoun
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. 43, pp. 66, 87.
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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