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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' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lining: 5:1 twill damask 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' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lining: 5:1 twill damask weave.

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)

Date

Made 1875–1900

Medium

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

Dimensions

114.7 × 198.3 cm (45 1/8 × 78 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Frances Gaylord Smith

Reference Number

1991.789

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