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Gold thread and Silver thread, Nishijin-ori

Photo by Kawashima Selkon Textiles Co., Ltd.2015

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Threads with precious metals are made by affixing thinly beaten gold, or silver, or platinum leaf to
Japanese paper and cutting the paper into thin strips. Alternatively this
paper-backed metallic leaf can be wrapped around a core thread to add
volume.

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  • Title: Gold thread and Silver thread, Nishijin-ori
  • Creator: Photo by Kawashima Selkon Textiles Co., Ltd.
  • Date Created: 2015
  • Rights: Photo © Kawashima Selkon Textiles Co., Ltd.

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