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Fragment (From an Obi)

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts.

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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912)/ Taishô period (1912–1926)/ Shôwa period (1926–1989)/ Heisei period (1989–present), 20th century

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment (From an Obi)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1901–2000

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts

Dimensions

69.5 × 70.6 cm (27 3/8 × 27 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen C. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

2002.182

Extended information about this artwork

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