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Kesa

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' interlacings of secondary binding warp and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' interlacings of secondary binding warp and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1801–1850

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' interlacings of secondary binding warp and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

112.3 × 203.3 cm (44 3/16 × 80 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.785

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