Tobari (Formerly Katabira)

A work made of hemp, plain weave; resist dyed, stenciled and hand painted (kata kanoko and kanoko shibori); embroidered with silk, gold-and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silk in satin, single satin and surface satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching.
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  • A work made of hemp, plain weave; resist dyed, stenciled and hand painted (kata kanoko and kanoko shibori); embroidered with silk, gold-and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silk in satin, single satin and surface satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), 1801/25

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Tobari (Formerly Katabira)

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1825

Medium

Hemp, plain weave; resist dyed, stenciled and hand painted (kata kanoko and kanoko shibori); embroidered with silk, gold-and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton and silk in satin, single satin and surface satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching

Dimensions

166.8 x 169.1 cm (65 5/8 x 66 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.609

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