Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

9.5 x 90.5 cm (3 3/4 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.506

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

Fragment of silk strap with design of grape vine motif in green, blue, white, pink and blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection