Kesa

A work made of silk, satin damask weave (rinzu); resist dyed (shibori); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip in satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, satin damask weave (rinzu); resist dyed (shibori); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip in satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), 1789/1818

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1789–1818

Medium

Silk, satin damask weave (rinzu); resist dyed (shibori); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip in satin and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

111.1 x 199.1 cm (43 3/4 x 78 3/ 8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.996

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