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Brown/ purple twill ground woven in diamonds (wari bishi enclosed in triple tasuki); on this are chrysanthemums in bright red, bright green, and white.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

9.7 x 33.8 cm (3 13/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.531

Medium or Technique

Brocade, Karaori

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles