Baur

Uchishiki (altar cloth)

織物
日本

Subject/design:

Large shokkô design of confronted dragons and phoenixes with stylised flowers and various diaper patterns, on a dark blue ground covered in gold.

Materials:

Silk with gold thread

Technique:

Kinji-nishiki, lampas

Date:

End Edo or early Meiji (1868-1912)

Size:

65 x 65 cm

Place of origin:

Japan

Inventory number:

CB.TJ.1927.17

Copyright:

Baur Fondation

Photographer:

Marian Gérard