Sutra Cover

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave self-patterned by ground wefts interlaced in weft float faced 1:5 'z' twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave self-patterned by ground wefts interlaced in weft float faced 1:5 'z' twill interlacings.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644), c. 1590's

Artist:

China

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Title

Sutra Cover

Origin

China

Date

1590–1599

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave self-patterned by ground wefts interlaced in weft float faced 1:5 'Z' twill interlacings

Dimensions

34.5 × 14.2 cm (13 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.) Repeat: 10.3 × 4.3 cm (4 1/8 × 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2001.164.19

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