Mizuhiki (Temple Banner)

A work made of silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin weave and warp-float face 4:1 satin weave; stenciled (suri hita); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered paper strip wrapped cotton and silver-over lacquered paper strip wrapped cotton, in satin and single satin stitches; laidwork and couching; lining: silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin weave and warp-float face 4:1 satin weave; stenciled (suri hita); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered paper strip wrapped cotton and silver-over lacquered paper strip wrapped cotton, in satin and single satin stitches; laidwork and couching; lining: silk, plain weave.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1668/1703

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Mizuhiki (Temple Banner)

Origin

Japan

Date

1668–1703

Medium

Silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin weave and warp-float face 4:1 satin weave; stenciled (suri hita); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered paper strip wrapped cotton and silver-over lacquered paper strip wrapped cotton, in satin and single satin stitches; laidwork and couching; lining: silk, plain weave

Dimensions

340.3 x 59.4 cm (134 x 23 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1067

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