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Kesa

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip; 1:1 plain gauze weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and ground wefts, and with complimentary wefts, supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by areas of plain weave and of ground weft-floats.

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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip; 1:1 plain gauze weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and ground wefts, and with complimentary wefts, supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by areas of plain weave and of ground weft-floats.

Date:

Showa period (1926–1989), 1930/40

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1930–1940

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip; 1:1 plain gauze weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and ground wefts, and with complimentary wefts, supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterned by areas of plain weave and of ground weft-floats

Dimensions

179.4 × 114.6 cm (70 5/8 × 45 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph E. Hays in memory of Mary Van Artsdalen Hays

Reference Number

2004.991

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