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Textile fragment

Gray silk ground; the design of wave (seigaina), flowers,and koto ji mon (koto is a Japanese instrument.Koto ji is a string pillow) is woven with gray, brown, black, and light tan-colored silk, and god thread.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.511

Medium or Technique

Lampas,Silk, gold metallic thread, Nishiki

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles