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Katagawa Obi (Side Patterned Belt)

A work made of a: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-dyed (kasuri) plain weave with creped wefts and with supplementary brocading wefts (chirimen nuitori) bound by main warp in weft float faced 1:5 's'twill interlacings
b: silk, wild silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, warp-stripe plain weave with paired wefts and strips of 3:1 interlacing in alternation with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in plain interlacings.

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  • A work made of a: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-dyed (kasuri) plain weave with creped wefts and with supplementary brocading wefts (chirimen nuitori) bound by main warp in weft float faced 1:5 's'twill interlacings
b: silk, wild silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, warp-stripe plain weave with paired wefts and strips of 3:1 interlacing in alternation with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in plain interlacings.

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1914

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Katagawa Obi (Side Patterned Belt)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 1904–1924

Medium

a: Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-dyed (kasuri) plain weave with creped wefts and with supplementary brocading wefts (chirimen nuitori) bound by main warp in weft float faced 1:5 'S'twill interlacings b: Silk, wild silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, warp-stripe plain weave with paired wefts and strips of 3:1 interlacing in alternation with supplementary brocading wefts bound by main warps in plain interlacings

Dimensions

a: 366.7 × 40.3 cm (144 3/8 × 15 7/8 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.); b: 360.2 × 33 cm (141 3/4 × 13 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.659a-b

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