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1973

  • Work on this object began.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

1993

  • Work on this object ended.

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Scarf (Japan)

This is a Scarf. It was designed by Junichi Arai. It is dated ca. 1983 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is cotton and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth) in tubular form; yarns overspun. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Junichi Arai. It is credited Gift of Junichi Arai.

  • Textile, Futsu Crisscross
  • 62% silk (raw silk and kibiso), 38% cotton.
  • Courtesy of NUNO Corporation, Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative, and....
  • 89.2015.12

Its dimensions are

H x W: 193 x 41 cm (76 x 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Scarf (Japan); Designed by Junichi Arai (Japanese, 1932 - 2017); cotton; H x W: 193 x 41 cm (76 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Junichi Arai; 1985-31-2

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