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Textile fragment

Dark blue satin ground with a design of separate flowers, clouds, and dragons arranged to form discs, woven with red, green, orange, yellow, brown, blue, pink, and white silk.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.486

Medium or Technique

Compound weave, silk, gold metallic thread, Shuchin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles