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Textile fragment

Salmon-pink brocade with a design of wheels, and chrysanthemums woven with light and dark green, and light brown silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper much tarnished. On this embroidered in laid-work, and white silk outlined with gold thread are three medallion of wave forms.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.499a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; Lampas, embroidery, Karaori, shishu

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles