Sutra Cover

A work made of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 3:1 broken twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts some bound in 1:3 's' twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 3:1 broken twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts some bound in 1:3 's' 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 and cotton, warp-float faced 3:1 broken twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts some bound in 1:3 'S' twill interlacings

Dimensions

36 × 14.4 cm (14 1/4 × 5 5/8 in.) Weft repeat: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2001.164.17

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