Bag for tea container (shifuku)

Japanese
Meiji period
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (Approx for storage): 14 x 9 x 6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.614

Medium or Technique

Silk, plain-weave ground with silk embroidery, silk braided cord

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Drawstring bag for tea container (shifuku) with design of abstract motifs in white silk embroidery on an indigo blue silk ground; gold silk braided cord

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection