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Textile (Japan)

This is a Textile. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is compound weave of 2/1 twill for the foundation plus plain weave for the pattern. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 400.1 × 69.9 cm (13 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 27 1/2 in.)

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Textile (Japan); Previously owned by Charles Iklé ; silk, metal; H x W: 400.1 × 69.9 cm (13 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 27 1/2 in.); 1972-81-20

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