Buddhist altar cloth (uchishiki)
18th or 19th century
Object Place: Japan
67 x 67 cm (26 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave
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Buddhist altar cloth (uchishiki) with design of dragon roundels and auspicious clouds in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange twill-weave silk ground; lined with natural plain-weave hemp.
Lent by Denman W. Ross, October 27, 1913.
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art
Denman Waldo Ross Collection