Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/8 x 16 9/16 in. (67 x 42 cm)

Accession Number

95.198

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 silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of scrolling peony and lotus arabesque in gold silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection