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Sutra Cover

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float-faced 1:4 satin interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float-faced 1:4 satin interlacings.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644), c. 1590’s

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Sutra Cover

Place

China (Object made in)

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Made 1590–1599

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float-faced 1:4 satin interlacings

Dimensions

35.4 × 14.7 cm (14 × 5 3/4 in.); Repeat: 16 × 11.1 cm (6 1/4 × 4 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and The Walter E. Heller Foundation Endowment

Reference Number

2001.164.27

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