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Museum purchase, Unrestricted Art Trust Fund and Textile Art Trust Fund
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05
Long robe of black and white commercially woven cotton appliquéd in a pattern of swirling forms with black linear embroidery. Hem, arm, and neck openings, and bands at shoulders are commercially printed fabric, with a dirigible bearing the word "Nippon" at each shoulder front. From the Taisho period.