Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1042

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip 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 reddish-orange twill-weave silk with design of phoenix and lion-dog (shi shi) roundels in pink, purple, yellow and light green silk and 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