Fragment of silk

Japanese or Chinese
Edo or Qing dynasty
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 x 16 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1028

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave; pieced

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of gold plain-weave silk with design of alternating bands of key fret pattern and dragons in green discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; two pieces stitched together.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection