Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 32 11/16 x 18 11/16 in. (83 x 47.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.1000

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of brown silk satin with design of dragon roundels, chrysanthemums and Buddhist symbols in green, reddish-orange and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection