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Textile fragment

Light tan-colored ground, on which is woven with violet, green and brown silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper, part of a design of a dragon, clouds, and plants.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.480

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Nishiki

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles