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Weaving fragments from Japanese sample book

Warp: cotton, several colors. Weft: fine pink silk and a little white silk. Design: green, blue, pinkish orange stripes separated by pairs of narrow yellow stripes, crossed by row of elongated rosettes woven with white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

19th–20th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts