Fragment (Shitenno from Kesa)

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

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), 1875/1900

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Fragment (Shitenno from Kesa)

Origin

Japan

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound by secondary binding warps in twill interlacings

Dimensions

16.2 × 15.9 cm (6 3/8 × 6 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4163

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