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Buddhist textile fragment
  • Japan
  • Buddhist textile fragment, 1800s or early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk, patchwork, weaving
  • Length/Width/Depth: 43 x 35.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 16 3/4 x 14 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0042
Description

Textile fragment with a complex geometric design of roundels in interlocking octagons connected with fretwork at horizontal and vertical connecting points, and fillers of tortoise-shell motifs, flowers, and clouds.