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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Tamba (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plain silk and cotton weave

  • Museum number:

    T.100R-1969

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This length of cloth was woven in Tamba, a mountainous region northwest of Kyoto famed for the production of striped and checked cloth. Cotton was predominantly used to weave these fabrics, but here silk has also been used to produce a more varied texture and a softer material.

Physical description

Length of cotton and silk woven with small checks of blue and light brown on a cream ground.

Place of Origin

Tamba (made)

Date

1850-1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plain silk and cotton weave

Dimensions

Length: 105.0 cm, Width: 32.0 cm, Length: 41.25 in, Width: 13 in

Descriptive line

Length of checked cotton and silk, Tamba, 1850-1920

Production Note

Tamba district, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Materials

Cotton; Silk

Categories

Textiles

Collection

East Asia Collection

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