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Fragment (Maru Obi) (Formal Obi)

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 'z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; interlining: cotton, plain weave; padding: silk fibers, felted.

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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 'z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; interlining: cotton, plain weave; padding: silk fibers, felted.

Date:

early Shôwa period (1926–1989), 1926/40

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fragment (Maru Obi) (Formal Obi)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1926–1940

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with weft-float-faced 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; interlining: cotton, plain weave; padding: silk fibers, felted

Dimensions

201.9 x 33.4 cm (79 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.) Pattern repeat: 33.2 x 17.2 cm (13 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.658

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