Bag for tea container (shifuku)

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (approximate for storage): 11 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm (4 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.653

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, silk braided cord

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Drawstring bag (shifuku) for tea container (chaire) in reddish-orange plain-weave silk with same fabric as a lining and a pale green silk braided cord.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection