Fragment, 1600-1650 (made), Monochrome figured satin silk (rinzu) with applied gold leaf decoration (surihaku), tie-dyeing (kanoko shibori) and embroidery in silk and metallic threads. This fragment was originally part of a kimono and is one of the oldest Japanese textiles in the V's collection. Like many kimono fabrics it is patterned with a combination of dyeing and embroidery.
Henrik Emanuel Wigström (1862-1923) (workmaster) 1911 Rhodonite, gold, rose diamonds Bought by Grand Duke Michael of Russia from Fabergé's London branch on 6 July 1911 (64 pounds); King George V's collection
Dali Spring Rain; Stimulus Collection Furnishing fabric USA, 1950 Artist/Maker: Dali, born 1904 - died 1989 Schiffer Prints (known, manufacturer) Materials and Techniques: [Furnishing fabric] vat dyed, hand printed cotton