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Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of silk, 7:1 satin damask weave
lining: silk, 7:1 satin damask weave
tassels: plied silk 4 element square braid cord, knotted and silk-wrapped-cotton ball; cut fringe.
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  • A work made of silk, 7:1 satin damask weave
lining: silk, 7:1 satin damask weave
tassels: plied silk 4 element square braid cord, knotted and silk-wrapped-cotton ball; cut fringe.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), 1870/90

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1870–1890

Medium

Silk, 7:1 satin damask weave Lining: Silk, 7:1 satin damask weave Tassels: Plied silk 4 element square braid cord, knotted and silk-wrapped-cotton ball; cut fringe

Dimensions

100.3 × 82 cm (40 5/8 × 32 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2004.1060

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