Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with plain 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, twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

1912/26, Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Origin

Japan

Date

1912–1926

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

64.2 x 62.2 cm (25 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.) Weft repeat: 31.3 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1065

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