Atsuita karaori (Noh Costume)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave; dyed with safflower, beni.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave; dyed with safflower, beni.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), 1801/25

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Atsuita karaori (Noh Costume)

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1825

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave; dyed with safflower, beni

Dimensions

176.4 × 144.5 cm (69 1/2 × 56 7/8 in.) Warp repeat: 60.6 cm (23 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1894.66

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