Buddhist hanging panel

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 74 in. (61 x 188 cm)

Accession Number

19.710a

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Buddhist vertical hanging panel with design of three chrysanthemum medallions and interlocking fretwork pattern in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel