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Kesa

A work made of hiri, yô, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; shiten and niten: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts.
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  • A work made of hiri, yô, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; shiten and niten: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), 1792

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1792

Medium

Hiri, yô, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘Z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; shiten and niten: silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

108.6 × 178.1 cm (42 3/4 × 70 1/8 in.) Repeat: 44 cm × 22.2 cm (17 3/8 × 8 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1009

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