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Square theater (?) curtain with appliquéd design of the figure Bunkie, representing a famous general of the thirteenth century embroidered in silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread and black twisted cord and accented with spear handle and crests appliquéd in black velvet on a red...

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Provenance

Gift from E. M. Raymond to the MFA, May 1901

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Raymond

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 98 x 93 in. (248.9 x 236.2 cm)

Accession Number

01.5923

Medium or Technique

Wool plain-weave with silk embroidery and couched gold-wrapped thread, silk velvet, appliqued

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles