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Textile fragment

Pale blue satin ground on which are three dragons embroidered with black, brown and gray silk, and gold thread.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late 16th century (?),

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.500

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; embroidery, Shishu (technique is similiar to momoyawa embroidery)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles