Sutra Cover

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 satin interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 satin 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, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 satin interlacings

Dimensions

36.8 × 12.1 cm (14 1/2 × 4 3/4 in.) Warp repeat: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2001.164.48

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