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Panel for Buddha statue

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Panel with design of dragon and swirling cloud in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark greenish-black silk satin ground. There are three carriers along the top and a natural ecru plain-weave hemp lining. This panel belongs to a set of five which originally...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA on March 31, 1919

Credit Line

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

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 121 1/2 x 26 1/4 in. (308.6 x 66.7 cm)

Accession Number

19.715a

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; satin-weave ground with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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