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Textile fragment

White gauze ground; this is covered by a design of peony and diaper of ko-aoi against floral lozenge (hanabishi), woven with bright cherry-colored silk.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.519

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded, Kenmonsya and Nuitoriori

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles