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Kesa

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, plain weave with weft-float faced 1:11 satin* interlacings supplementary patterning wefts.

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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, plain weave with weft-float faced 1:11 satin* interlacings supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

Showa period (1926–1989), 1926/40

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1926–1940

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip, plain weave with weft-float faced 1:11 satin* interlacings supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

159.5 × 30.2 cm (62 3/4 × 11 7/8 in.) 3 attached belts: 1)156.6 × 6.365 cm (61 5/8 × 2 1/2 in.) 2)36.2 × 4.45 cm (14 1/4 × 3/4in.) 3)36.9 × 4.45 (14 1/2 × 3/4in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1049

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