Object Place: Japan
31.8 x 10.8 cm (12 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin
Not On View
Dark green satin ground with a design of shippo diaper composed of dragon, dot motifs with floral motifs at intersections,enclosing karahana flowers against checker motifs. Woven with brown, and olive green silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper. Where this piece has been turned under, the ground is bright blue, and the design light green, pink, and gold. Pieced.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection