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Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of square piece of kinran; fancy compound satin of silk threads and gilded paper strips finely cut.
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  • A work made of square piece of kinran; fancy compound satin of silk threads and gilded paper strips finely cut.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1775/1800

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1775–1800

Medium

Square piece of Kinran; fancy compound satin of silk threads and gilded paper strips finely cut

Dimensions

66 × 67.3 cm (26 × 26 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1932.260

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