Kesa

A work made of silk, 1:1 plain gauze wave; embroidered with silk in satin stitches; laidwork and couching; interlining of silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by rows of 1;1 plain gauze crossings (yoko ro).

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  • A work made of silk, 1:1 plain gauze wave; embroidered with silk in satin stitches; laidwork and couching; interlining of silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by rows of 1;1 plain gauze crossings (yoko ro).

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1912

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1902–1922

Medium

Silk, 1:1 plain gauze wave; embroidered with silk in satin stitches; laidwork and couching; interlining of silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by rows of 1;1 plain gauze crossings (yoko ro)

Dimensions

81.3 x 62.3 cm (32 x 24 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1054

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