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Gray satin ground with a design of Buddhist flowers woven with three shades of brown silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

11.4 x 18.1 cm (4 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.538

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread, Lampus, Nishiki

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles