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Kesa

A work made of hiri, yô, and jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; shiten and niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lining: silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of hiri, yô, and jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; shiten and niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lining: silk, plain weave.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), 1850/63

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1850–1863

Medium

Hiri, yô, and jô: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; shiten and niten: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, twill weave with interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lining: silk, plain weave

Dimensions

117.9 × 207.1 cm (46 3/8 × 81 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1015

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