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Altar cover

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Altar cover; dark blue satin ground, the design of sprays of peonies, chrysanthemums, and hoho birds, is woven with bright green, light yellowish red, greenish yellow, two shades of light brown, light blue and pink silk and strips and threads of gilded paper; lined with white cotton.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

66 x 64.5 cm (26 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.618

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles