Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (64.8 x 22.2 cm) Mount: 40 x 54.6 cm (15 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26.196

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with gilt paper stip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weav

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with repeating design of scrolling peony and lotus arabesque in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a cream twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection