Kesa

A work made of silk and gilt-paper strip; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-paper strip; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

18th century, Edo period (1603–1868)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1701–1800

Medium

Silk and gilt-paper strip; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

120.6 x 216.9 cm (47 1/2 x 85 3/4 in.) Warp repeat: 28.3 cm (11 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.770

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