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Karaori

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Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

1810-1825

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk brocade
Size: 63 in. (160.02 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Physical Description: Karaori (Outer Noh robe), brocade of grape vines with autumn grasses and gold bamboo lattice motif on blue-grey twill weave silk. The design is not created through embroidery as it appears to be, but with the Karaori brocade technique of floating the weft
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 81.90
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009