Uchikake (Over Kimono)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching, and chinese knots; painted with gold; lined with red silk (chirimen), crepe; dyed with beni, safflower.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching, and chinese knots; painted with gold; lined with red silk (chirimen), crepe; dyed with beni, safflower.

Date:

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

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchikake (Over Kimono)

Origin

Japan

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching, and Chinese knots; painted with gold; lined with red silk (chirimen), crepe; dyed with beni, safflower

Dimensions

194.2 x 126.7 cm (76 1/2 x 49 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Reference Number

1958.756

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