Brocade

Japanese


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 64.1 x 10.2 cm (25 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

95.196

Medium or Technique

Silk damask ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with black silk damask ground with woven floral pattern and design of dragon roundels and floral motifs in light blue, lavendar, gold and white silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection