Kamishimo (Kyôgen Costume)

A work made of silk, cotton and gold leaf over lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 5:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings of supplementary patterning wefts and secondary binding warps; b: lined with silk, warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave; c: lined with silk and cotton, plain weave.

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  • A work made of silk, cotton and gold leaf over lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 5:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings of supplementary patterning wefts and secondary binding warps; b: lined with silk, warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave; c: lined with silk and cotton, plain weave.

Date:

1901/50, Shôwa period (1926–1989)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kamishimo (Kyôgen Costume)

Origin

Japan

Date

1901–1950

Medium

Silk, cotton and gold leaf over lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 5:1 'Z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings of supplementary patterning wefts and secondary binding warps; b: lined with silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'S' twill weave; c: lined with silk and cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

b: 87.3 x 77.9 x 90.2 cm (34 3/8 x 30 5/8 x 35 1/2 in.) c: 113 x 90.2 x 18.2 cm (44 1/2 x 35 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.) Repeat: 29.5 x 16.6 cm (11 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Herman J. Hall

Reference Number

1933.918b-c

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