Baur

Uchishiki (altar cloth)

纺织品
日本

Subject/design:

Large-scale kikkô pattern of interlocking hexagonal medallions filled with various diaper motifs and enclosing stylised flowers, on a greenish-blue ground.

Materials:

Silk with gold thread

Technique:

Nishiki, lampas

Date:

Late Edo period or early Meiji (1868-1912)

Size:

65 x 65.5 cm

Place of origin:

Japan

Inventory number:

CB.TJ.1927.85

Copyright:

Baur Fondation

Photographer:

Marian Gérard