Bag for tea container (shifuku)

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (approximate for storage): 10 x 6 x 5 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.654

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) with design of vertical stripes in tan, light brown and red plain-weave silk. There is brown, plain-weave silk lining and a light brown braided silk cord.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection