Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (19.5 x 35 cm)

Accession Number

93.1017

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-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 dark blue twill-weave silk with design of dragon and floral roundels in cream, pink, light and dark green 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