Kesa

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound by main warps in a weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacing; cords: silk, 2:2 oblique twill interlacing; lined with silk, plain weave.
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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 supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound by main warps in a weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacing; cords: silk, 2:2 oblique twill interlacing; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1800

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound by main warps in a weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacing; cords: silk, 2:2 oblique twill interlacing; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

48 7/8 x 84 1/2 in. (124.1 x 214 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles C. Haffner Jr.

Reference Number

2002.621

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