Textile fragment from kara ori textile or Noh robe
Textile fragment from kara ori textile or Noh robe
Date:
1650–1700
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk; Twill Weave With Supplementary-weft Patterning
Dimensions:
39.8 x 8.8 cm (15 11/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
54687.137
Acquisition Date:
1935-12-13
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Carlotta Mabury

White ground of kagome basketweave, polychrome tendrils. Compound weave of 2/1 warp twill patterned with continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft floats. Originally a-b.

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