Sunday, February 3, 2008

Put in a Larger Envelope


China, mid-17th/early 18th century
Detail from the Jiasha (Mantle) for a Buddhist Monk.
Silk and metal threads, slit tapestry weave, 134.9 x 267.3 cm (53 1/8 x 195 1/4 in.).
Gift of Alice Getty, 1932.538
The Art Institute of Chicago

Dear Jim,

This card will have to do in lieu of a letter for now. Enclosed are materials relating to the visit of the Presiding Bishop to St. Nicholas earlier today. Lilly & I attended, & the place was as crowded as I've ever seen it.


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