Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of silk, silver-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk slit tapestry weave
lining: cotton, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, silver-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk slit tapestry weave
lining: cotton, plain weave.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1700/50

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Origin

Japan

Date

1700–1750

Medium

Silk, silver-leaf-on-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk slit tapestry weave Lining: Cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

65.8 x 65.8 cm (25 7/8 x 25 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1057

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