Gauze Cover

A work made of outer border: silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin damask weave; center panel: silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip wrapped silk in running, satin and stem stitches; lined with silk, plain weave.

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  • A work made of outer border: silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin damask weave; center panel: silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip wrapped silk in running, satin and stem stitches; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1920

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Gauze Cover

Origin

Japan

Date

1910–1930

Medium

Outer border: silk, warp-float face 4:1 satin damask weave; center panel: silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip wrapped silk in running, satin and stem stitches; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

92.8 X 175.2 cm (36 1/2 x 69 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1074

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