Zagu (Seating Mat)

A work made of border: silk; plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); impressed pattern; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in laidwork and couching; shiten: silk; plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); impressed pattern; center: cotton, plain weave; lining: cotton, plain weave.

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  • A work made of border: silk; plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); impressed pattern; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in laidwork and couching; shiten: silk; plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); impressed pattern; center: cotton, plain weave; lining: cotton, plain weave.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Zagu (Seating Mat)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1926–1940

Medium

Border: silk; plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); impressed pattern; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in laidwork and couching; shiten: silk; plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); impressed pattern; center: cotton, plain weave; lining: cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

117.8 x 79.1 cm (46 3/8 x 31 1/8 in.) Warp repeat: 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1040

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