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Sutra Cover

A work made of silk, plain weave double cloth with bands of 3:1 "z" twill weave.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave double cloth with bands of 3:1 "z" twill weave.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644), c. 1590s

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Sutra Cover

Place

China (Object made in)

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Made 1590–1599

Medium

Silk, plain weave double cloth with bands of 3:1 "Z" twill weave

Dimensions

34.1 × 12.2 cm (13 1/2 × 4 7/8 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.); Weft repeat: H.: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and The Walter E. Heller Foundation Endowment

Reference Number

2001.164.1

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