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Sutra Cover

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:5 's' twill weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:5 's' twill weave.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644), c. 1590’s

Artist:

China

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Title

Sutra Cover

Origin

China

Date

Made 1590–1599

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill self-patterned by areas of weft-float faced 1:5 'S' twill weave

Dimensions

33 × 11.7 cm (13 × 4 5/8 in.) Warp repeat: 19.9 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2001.164.75

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