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Cream twill ground with orange chrysanthemums and diaper pattern of ko-aoi against saiwai-bishi (floral lozenge patterns). Woven with bright red, and two shades of green.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

21 x 34.5 cm (8 1/4 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.541

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill, self-patterned and brocaded (karaori)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles