Kosode

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave, creped wefts, dyed with safflower.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave, creped wefts, dyed with safflower.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868)/ Meiji period (1868–1912), 19th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kosode

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:4 'Z' twill interlacings; lined with silk, plain weave, creped wefts, dyed with safflower

Dimensions

180.5 × 125.8 cm (71 × 49 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert D. Graff

Reference Number

1957.154

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