Kesa

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

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

Date:

1926/30, Showa period (1926–1986)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1926–1930

Medium

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

Dimensions

114.7 x 99.4 cm (45 1/8 x 78 1/2 in.) Repeat: 106 cm (41 3/4 in.) Lining repeat: 27.2 x 11 cm (10 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1016

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