Fragment (From an Obi)

A work made of silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with bands of 1:1 plain gauze weave with weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts.

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  • A work made of silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with bands of 1:1 plain gauze weave with weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912)/ Taishô period (1912–1926)/ Shôwa period (1926–1989)/ Heisei period (1989–present), 20th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fragment (From an Obi)

Origin

Japan

Date

1901–2000

Medium

Silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with bands of 1:1 plain gauze weave with weft-float faced 1:3 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts

Dimensions

52.6 x 70.1 cm (20 3/4 x 27 5/8 in.) Weft repeat: 35.5 cm (14 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen C. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

2002.184

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