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Kesa

Rectangular, mostly brown textile made up of many small fabric squares of the same pattern, featuring flora and fauna in green, blue, and cream.
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  • Rectangular, mostly brown textile made up of many small fabric squares of the same pattern, featuring flora and fauna in green, blue, and cream.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

plain compound twill, double weave; silk and gilt-paper

Dimensions

214.7 × 109.3 cm (84 1/2 × 43 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of The Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1894.65

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