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Textile fragment

Japanese
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

31.8 x 10.8 cm (12 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.491

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection