Kesa

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1825

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:3 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

141.3 x 351.4 cm (55 5/8 x 138 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.784

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