Silk and gold-leaf-paper strips, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; stiffening: reeds covered with paper, plain weave; lining: silk, plain weave; ties: silk over cotton, plain weave over plain weave; edges: couched with silk
At waist: 105.8 × 75 cm (41 5/8 × 29 1/2 in.)
Gift of Alfred E. Hamill
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Nagasaki, Iwao, Japanese Textile in American Collections, (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), catalogue no. 163, pg. 166.
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