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Kesa

A work made of silk synthetic-probably rayon and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper wrapped synthetic-probably rayon warp-float faced 2:1 ‘s’; twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterning ground wefts.

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  • A work made of silk synthetic-probably rayon and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper wrapped synthetic-probably rayon warp-float faced 2:1 ‘s’; twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterning ground wefts.

Date:

1991, Heisei period (1989–present)

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Place

Kyoto (Object made in)

Date

Made 1991

Medium

Silk synthetic-probably rayon and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper wrapped synthetic-probably rayon warp-float faced 2:1 ‘s’; twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps supplementary brocading wefts and self-patterning ground wefts

Dimensions

158.5 × 6 cm (62 × 1/8 in.); Warp: H.: 3.7 cm (1 1/2 in.); Weft: H.: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1056

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