Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 6 3/8 in. (15.3 x 16.2 cm)

Accession Number

93.1018

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of dark blue twill-weave silk with design of dragon roundels, phoenix, flowers and scrolling vines in green and cream silk 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