Sutra Cover

A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644), c. 1590s

Artist:

China

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Title

Sutra Cover

Origin

China

Date

1590–1599

Medium

Silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings

Dimensions

33.6 × 13.2 cm (13 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.) Repeat: 18.2 × 11.2 cm (7 1/8 × 4 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2001.164.14

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