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Buddhist textile

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Buddhist textile with design of chrysanthemum medallions and interlocking fretwork pattern (stylized thunder) in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue twill-weave silk ground. [should be part of 19.710a-b; 19.710c (SW, 11/02)]


Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel, June 11, 1914. Returned Sept. 25, 1914. Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine to the MFA on March 31, 1919

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Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

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Height x width: 48 5/8 x 24 3/4 in. (123.5 x 62.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper stip; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts