Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 28.5 cm (15 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1024

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip 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 green twill-weave silk with design of dragon and floral roundels in between which are Buddhist symbols in green and yellow silk and gilt paper stip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection