Silk, plain weave; patterned with resist dyeing, impressed gold leaf, and embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, surface satin and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave; center back panels of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave
160.6 × 133.1 cm (63 1/4 × 52 3/8 in.)
Restricted gift of Mrs. Charles H. Worcester
Extended information about this artwork
Helen C. Gunsaulus. Japanese Textiles (New York: The Japan Society, 1941), pp. 25-29.
The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago Quarterly. Vol. 55, no. 3 (September 1961). cover, pp. 42-4 (illustrations).
Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992). p. 37., no. 1.
The Art Institute of Chicago: The Essential Guide. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1993. pp. 230, 231 (illustration).
Iwao Nagasaki. Japanese Textile in American Collections, (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), pp. 160-61, no. 158.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On this Sleeve of Fondest Dream, March 7–June 7, 1992
The Art Institute of Chicago, Temple, Department of Asian Art, December 19, 1997- April 30, 1999
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