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.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • 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

Currently Off View

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

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 x 203.3 cm (44 1/6 x 80 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.785

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share