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Sutra Cover

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; label: silk, plain weave; painted with ink, glued over paper.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; label: silk, plain weave; painted with ink, glued over paper.

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)

Date

Made 1590–1599

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings; label: silk, plain weave; painted with ink, glued over paper

Dimensions

33 × 11.7 cm (13 × 4 3/8 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 11 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2001.164.74

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