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2011

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2016

2022

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Textile, Kibiso Hairline

This is a Textile. It was designed by Reiko Sudo. It is dated 2011. Its medium is dobby loom woven 100% silk (raw silk and kibiso).

This object was donated by Tsuruoka City. It is credited Courtesy of NUNO Corporation, Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative, and Tsuruoka City.

  • Moire Silk
  • silk.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-88-84-b/f

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Scarf (Japan)
  • silk.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program....
  • 1998-18-1
  • Textile, #2765 Yuragi (Fluctuation)
  • warp and weft of polyester monofilament, supplementary weft of washi....
  • Gift of The Museum of Modern Art, courtesy of the designer.
  • 2002-17-5

Its dimensions are

H x W: 305 × 113 cm (10 ft. 1/16 in. × 44 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.

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