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Buddhist Vestment (Kesa) with Figural Squares

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Body of the kesa: silk lampas; Squares: silk twill with supplementary weft patterning in metallic thread
Dimensions: 46 x 82 in. (116.84 x 208.28 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1919
Accession Number: 19.93.112

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