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Fragment (Katagawa Obi)

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, silt and single dovetailed tapestry weave.

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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, silt and single dovetailed tapestry weave.

Date:

1912/26, Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment (Katagawa Obi)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1912–1926

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, silt and single dovetailed tapestry weave

Dimensions

151.7 × 34.2 cm (59 3/4 × 13 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.654

Extended information about this artwork

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