Hitoe

A work made of silk, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and black-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in plain interlacings; seam binding: silk, plain weave.

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  • A work made of silk, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and black-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in plain interlacings; seam binding: silk, plain weave.

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1915

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Hitoe

Origin

Japan

Date

1905–1925

Medium

Silk, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and black-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in plain interlacings; seam binding: silk, plain weave

Dimensions

167.8 x 125.1 cm (66 1/4 x 49 1/4 in.) Warp repeat: 61.5 cm (24 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.597

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