Brocade

Japanese
18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

118 cm (46 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.64

Medium or Technique

Brocade, satin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Shokko type. Elaborate geometric lotus patterns, separated side-ways by diapered bars and vertically by chrysanthemum, peony and diaper patterned zigzag. Ground of thinly cut gold paper. Ground of patterns of dark blue warp satin, much worn off. Green, yellow green, bright blue, tan, white and rose pattern wefts.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt