Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

66.9 x 64.4 cm (26 5/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.139

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave 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

Rectangular fragment of silk with design of large peony and phoenix roundels in pink, green, blue and white silk on a basket-weave lattice pattern in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange and purple ground.

Provenance

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates, gift to the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates