Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 71 x 20 cm (27 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.205

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with reddish-orange satin-weave ground and overall repeating design of various auspicious Buddhist symbols in blue, pink, green and white silk and gilt paper strip 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