Fragment

Japanese
Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

11.1 x 34.0 cm (4 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.530

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave (karaori)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of mandarin duck pair roundel in green and floral lozenge in blue against tatewaku pattern surrounding auspicious clouds in red silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection