Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.5 x 18.5 cm (4 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1027

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with 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 green twill-weave silk with design of diamond lozenge pattern enclosing bird motifs in 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