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Textile fragment

Much worn black satin ground, on which are snow circle with plum and fan,butterfly, and chrysanthemum against bamboo grass, woven with green, light blue, pink, yellow, white, and black silk, and narrow strips of gilded paper.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.478a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; Lampas, Nishiki

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles