Silk and gold-leaf-paper strips, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; stiffening: reeds covered with paper, plain weave; lining: silk, plain weave; ties: silk over cotton, plain weave over plain weave; edges: couched with silk
At waist: 105.8 x 75 cm (41 5/8 x 29 1/2 in.)
Gift of Alfred E. Hamill
Extended information about this artwork
Hays, Mary V. and Hays, Ralph E, “No Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992), catalogue no. 15, pg. 39.
Nagasaki, Iwao, Japanese Textile in American Collections, (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), catalogue no. 163, pg. 166.
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