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Textile fragment

Light tan-colored ground, on which are woven in stripes designs of dragons, checker and bird in lobed medallions against kikko diaper ( tortoise shell, hexagon), with dark blue, brown, grayish green, and narrow strips of dull bronzed paper.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese,

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

98.476a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; compound weave, Shuchin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles