Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 20 1/16 in. (67.5 x 51 cm)

Accession Number

93.1001

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-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 reddish-orange silk satin with design of floral roundels, “snowflake” (yukiwa) roundels with flowers and Buddhist symbols in green, yellow, blue and reddish-orange 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