Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 7 1/2 in. (25.4 x 19.1 cm) Mount: 40 x 54.6 cm (15 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26.177

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk and gilt paper strip 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 design of storks, paulownia, scrolling tendrils and interlocking hexagon pattern (kikkô-mon) in blue and green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection