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Fragment of a banner foot, flowers design on red ground

China National Silk Museum

China National Silk Museum
Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

According to the shape, it is deduced to be part of the banner foot. The one edge of the fragment is sewed with red threads, and the other edge has salvage. Its vivid red color was dyed from Japanese madder. There are many fragments designed with small spots made by tie-dyeing and are usually dyed with one color.

Details

  • Title: Fragment of a banner foot, flowers design on red ground
  • Type: Textiles
  • Rights: Tokyo National Museum(I-336-10) Formerly preserved in the Shosoin Repository, Todaiji temple
  • Medium: silk
  • Width: 9.8cm
  • Length: 28.8cm

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