Fragment of silk

Japanese
late Edo or early Meiji
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 75 x 20 cm (29 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.206

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 silk with metallic gold ground and design of flowering cherry branches and clouds in reddish-orange, green, brown 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