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Textile fragment

White silk gauze ground, on which is a design of rounds of paired butterfly against diaper of komochi kikko (hexagons, each with a smaller hexagon enclosed); woven with white silk.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.542

Medium or Technique

Silk wef float patterning; Ukiorimono

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles