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Textile fragment

Blue satin ground, on which is suya gata (key fret or swastica diaper) and shippo (interlocking circles) with flowers, leaves, pine cones, and a medallion of a pair of onagadori woven with white silk, and gilded bronzed paper.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.484

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; Lampas, Shuchin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles