Kesa

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary brocading wefts some bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave; silk cords.
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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary brocading wefts some bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave; silk cords.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), early 19th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1825

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with supplementary brocading wefts some bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave; silk cords

Dimensions

111.7 x 204.8 cm (44 x 80 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.771

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