Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; back stiffened with reeds, plain weave; covered with paper; lined with silk, plain weave; ties: silk, plain weave; braided cords
108.9 x 43.9 cm (42 7/8 x 17 1/4 in.)
Restricted gift of Robert Allerton
Extended information about this artwork
Hays, Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992). cat. no. 14, pp. 38-9.
Nagasaki, Iwao. Japanese Textile in American Collections. Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995. cat no. 162, p. 165.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono - On This Sleeve of Fondest Dreams, March 7–June 7, 1992
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