Late 19th century
Object Place: Japan
39.3 x 23.5 cm (15 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin
Not On View
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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection