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 × 43.9 cm (42 7/8 × 17 1/4 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Robert Allerton
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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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