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Kesa

A work made of heri, yô, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, 1:1 plain gauze weave (ro) with supplementary brocading wefts; shiten and niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave self-patterned by rows of 1:1 plain gauze weave (yoko ro); lining: silk, plain weave.

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  • A work made of heri, yô, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, 1:1 plain gauze weave (ro) with supplementary brocading wefts; shiten and niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave self-patterned by rows of 1:1 plain gauze weave (yoko ro); lining: silk, plain weave.

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

Heri, yô, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, 1:1 plain gauze weave (ro) with supplementary brocading wefts; shiten and niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave self-patterned by rows of 1:1 plain gauze weave (yoko ro); lining: silk, plain weave

Dimensions

111.8 × 202.7 cm (44 × 79 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1028

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