Ôhi (Stole)

A work made of heri, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, 1:1 plain gauze weave (ro) with supplementary brocading wefts; shiten: 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, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, 1:1 plain gauze weave (ro) with supplementary brocading wefts; shiten: 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:

early Shôwa period (1926–1989), 1930/40

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Ôhi (Stole)

Origin

Japan

Date

1930–1940

Medium

Heri, jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, 1:1 plain gauze weave (ro) with supplementary brocading wefts; shiten: 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

155.5 x 29.6 cm (61 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1029

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