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Uchikake

A work made of silk, predominant-warp, weft-ribbed plain weave, resist dyed and painted with dye and india ink; embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in satin, silk-padded satin and straight stitches; laidwork, couching and chinese knots; lining: 5:1 twill damask weave.
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  • A work made of silk, predominant-warp, weft-ribbed plain weave, resist dyed and painted with dye and india ink; embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in satin, silk-padded satin and straight stitches; laidwork, couching and chinese knots; lining: 5:1 twill damask weave.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), c. 1880

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Uchikake

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1870–1890

Medium

Silk, predominant-warp, weft-ribbed plain weave, resist dyed and painted with dye and India ink; embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in satin, silk-padded satin and straight stitches; laidwork, couching and Chinese knots; lining: 5:1 twill damask weave

Dimensions

178.6 × 128.3 cm (70 1/4 × 50 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.634

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