Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 x 39.5 cm (16 15/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.36

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; satin-weave with supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with design of peonies and arabesques in metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue satin ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection