Theater curtain or banner
Object Place: Japan
Height x width: 98 x 93 in. (248.9 x 236.2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain-weave with silk embroidery and couched gold-wrapped thread, silk velvet, appliqued
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Square theater (?) curtain with appliquéd design of the figure Bunkie, representing a famous general of the thirteenth century embroidered in silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and black twisted cord and accented with spear handle and crests appliquéd in black velvet on a red plain-weave wool (imported) ground; narrow border on four sides of olive-green plain-weave wool; lined with brown plain-weave hemp or linen.
E. M. Raymond; May 1901, gift of Raymond to the MFA, Boston.
Gift of E. M. Raymond