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Textile fragment

Japanese


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

a 18.2 x 12.4 cm ( 7 1/8" x 4 7/8"). b 28.6 x 8.0 cm (11 1/4" x 3 1/8" a 18.2 x 12.4 cm (7 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.476a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light tan-colored ground, on which are woven in stripes designs of dragons, checker and bird in lobed medallions against kikko diaper ( tortoise shell, hexagon), with dark blue, brown, grayish green, and narrow strips of dull bronzed paper.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection