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Textile length, made of two pieces stitched together, with design of fans, bamboo and maple leaves in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a green twill-weave silk ground.


Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine to the MFA on March 31, 1919

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

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

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77.5 x 29 cm (30 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)

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Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave ground with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts