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Kesa

A work made of heri, shiten, niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; jô, yô: silk, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts and with supplementary patterning warps; straps: silk, warp-float face 2:1 's' twill weave; cords: silk: 2:2 twill oblique interlacing; lining: silk, plain weave; interlining: hemp, felted.
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  • A work made of heri, shiten, niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 's' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; jô, yô: silk, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts and with supplementary patterning warps; straps: silk, warp-float face 2:1 's' twill weave; cords: silk: 2:2 twill oblique interlacing; lining: silk, plain weave; interlining: hemp, felted.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), 1868/1900

Artist:

Japan

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kesa

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1868–1900

Medium

Heri, shiten, niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; jô, yô: silk, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts and with supplementary patterning warps; straps: silk, warp-float face 2:1 'S' twill weave; cords: silk: 2:2 twill oblique interlacing; lining: silk, plain weave; interlining: hemp, felted

Dimensions

132.3 × 180.8 cm (52 × 71 1/8 in.); Repeat: 8.6 × 3.3 cm (3 3/8 × 1 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph E. Hays in memory of Mary Van Artsdalen Hays

Reference Number

2004.987

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