Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching, and Chinese knots; painted with gold; lined with red silk (chirimen), crepe; dyed with beni, safflower
194.2 x 126.7 cm (76 1/2 x 49 7/8 in.)
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), catalogue no. 20, pg. 39.
Nagasaki, Iwao, “Japanese Textile in American Collections,” Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995, catalogue no. 147, pg. 150.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On this Sleeve of Fondest Dream, March 7–June 7, 1992
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