Dônuki

A work made of silk, plain weave (heiken); tie-dyed resist (shibori and hitta shibori); silk, plain weave; resist dyed, stenciled (yûzenzome: utsushi nori, suri yûzenzome and hikizome), and painted with red and india ink (sumi); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-
over-lacquered-paper-strip-
wrapped silk; in satin and single back stitches, laid work and couching.

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave (heiken); tie-dyed resist (shibori and hitta shibori); silk, plain weave; resist dyed, stenciled (yûzenzome: utsushi nori, suri yûzenzome and hikizome), and painted with red and india ink (sumi); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-
over-lacquered-paper-strip-
wrapped silk; in satin and single back stitches, laid work and couching.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), c. 1900

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Dônuki

Origin

Japan

Date

1890–1910

Medium

Silk, plain weave (heiken); tie-dyed resist (shibori and hitta shibori); silk, plain weave; resist dyed, stenciled (yûzenzome: utsushi nori, suri yûzenzome and hikizome), and painted with red and India ink (sumi); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf- over-lacquered-paper-strip- wrapped silk; in satin and single back stitches, laid work and couching

Dimensions

170.7 x 129.8 cm (66 3/4 x 51 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.587

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