Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 35 x 12 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1033

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk 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 silk satin with blue warp and gold weft and design of clouds, scrolling tendrils and scattered blossoms in gold, purple, pink, light blue, blue, green and orange silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection