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Textile fragment

White silk ground divided into squares by blue lines. In each square is the figure of a man or woman, Japanese playing cards pattern (Hyakuninissyu) . The colors are black, bronze, blue, pink, brown, and light green.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Early Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.497

Medium or Technique

Silk Lampas, Monorimono

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles