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Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip warp-float faced 5:1 ‘z’ twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip warp-float faced 5:1 ‘z’ twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

1900/20, Meiji period (1868–1912)/ Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1900–1920

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip warp-float faced 5:1 ‘z’ twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 ‘z’ twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

57.2 × 52 cm (22 1/2 × 20 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1064

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