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Textile fragment

Japanese
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

39.3 x 23.5 cm (15 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.487

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bright light blue satin ground with a design of lion in lobed medallions, grape, and squirrel in lobed medallions, against a design of intersecting circles (shippor diaper). Woven with red and green silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection