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Kesa

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp ikat, warp-float faced 5:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp ikat, warp-float faced 5:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), late 19th century

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 1875–1900

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp ikat, warp-float faced 5:1 'Z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

113.8 × 199.4 cm (44 3/4 × 78 1/2 in.); Weft repeat: H.: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.787

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