Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 17.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.1041

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 green twill-weave silk with overall repeating pattern of interlocking swastika (manji tsunagi) in gold 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