Background Color: Red (Mid-sized)

Enmon Byako Sujaku Nishiki

Circle White Tiger, Vermilion Bird Brocade

Animal Pattern
Pattern: Gobang, animals, arabesques
Weave: Warp Brocade

Background Color: Red (Mid-sized)
This pattern has White Tiger (the white animal) and Vermilion Bird (the vermilion sparrow) from the Four Directional Gods are symmetrically arranged inside a circular pattern of gobang and arabesques, with a pattern of beasts distributed around that. Since the original brocade was handed down from the Asuka Period at Hōryū-ji Temple, its weaving has changed a little in a modern way.

円文白虎朱雀錦
えんもんびゃっこすじゃくにしき

動物文
文様 連珠・動物・唐草
織り方 経錦

地色 赤(中)
連珠と唐草による円文の中に、四神の中の白虎(白色の動物)と朱雀(朱色の鳥)を対称的に入れ、その周囲に獣の文様を配する図柄。原品は法降寺伝来の飛鳥時代の錦で、これを現代風に少し変化をつけて織り出したも

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