Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 30.5 cm (11 1/2 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

85.34

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with design of phoenix (ho-o) and flower roundels in purple, red, orange, yellow and white silk on a “bamboo” latticework in metallic gold supplementary weft patterning.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker, from the Estate of Alfred Greenough, to the MFA on April 9, 1885

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection