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Panel for Buddha statue

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Panel with design of dragon and swirling cloud in metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a dark greenish-black silk satin ground. There are three carriers along the top and a natural ecru plain-weave hemp lining. The panel is from a set of five which originally covered the columns...

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Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

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

Japanese, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 123 x 26 in. (312.4 x 66 cm)

Accession Number

19.715b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; satin-weave with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles