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Hitoe

A work made of silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of complex gauze weave (ra); discharge dye extracted (basson) and painted with sumi ink (india); collar faced with silk, plain weave self-patterned with gauze crossings (yoko-ro).

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of complex gauze weave (ra); discharge dye extracted (basson) and painted with sumi ink (india); collar faced with silk, plain weave self-patterned with gauze crossings (yoko-ro).

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912)/ Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1900/20

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Hitoe

Date

Made 1890–1930

Medium

Silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of complex gauze weave (ra); discharge dye extracted (basson) and painted with sumi ink (India); collar faced with silk, plain weave self-patterned with gauze crossings (yoko-ro)

Dimensions

160.5 × 133.3 cm (63 1/4 × 52 1/2 in.) Warp repeat: 45 cm (17 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.596

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