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1992

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1997

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Scarf (Japan), 1992–97

This is a Scarf. It was dyed by Masao Aida. It is dated 1992–97 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is silk and its technique is stenciled paste resist (komon), dyed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund.

  • Textile, Kibiso Hairline, 2011
  • dobby loom woven 100% silk (raw silk and kibiso).
  • Courtesy of NUNO Corporation, Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative, and....
  • 89.2015.15

Its dimensions are

H x W: 146 x 35.6 cm (57 1/2 x 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Scarf (Japan), 1992–97; Dyed by Masao Aida (Japanese, b. 1940); silk; H x W: 146 x 35.6 cm (57 1/2 x 14 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund; 1998-18-1

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