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women's kimono panel (one of three)
  • Japan
  • women's kimono panel (one of three), 1800s or early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk, paper
  • Length/Width/Depth: 137 x 35 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 51 x 13 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1101
Description

Butterflies and gourd roundels in alternating rows. (earlier cat. descrip: Damask, narrow blue with gold horizontal design) Silk and remains of paper backing for gold or silver foil. Supplementary weft on plain weave ground.