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Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of fancy compound satin, silk and gilt paper.
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  • A work made of fancy compound satin, silk and gilt paper.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1801/25

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 1801–1825

Medium

Fancy compound satin, silk and gilt paper

Dimensions

68 × 67.3 cm (26 3/4 × 26 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1932.259

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