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Textile fragment

Dark green satin ground with a design of shippo diaper composed of dragon, dot motifs with floral motifs at intersections,enclosing karahana flowers against checker motifs. Woven with brown, and olive green silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper. Where this piece has been turned under, the...

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin


Textiles and Fashion Arts