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Textile fragment

Black and gray ground with a design of flower,and seigaiha (wave)., worked with brown, and blue silk, and gold thread.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.501

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; embroidery, stencil dyeing, Shisyu, katakanoko (surihitta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles