Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 36.5 x 36 cm (14 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.207

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk 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 reddish-orange silk satin ground and design of interlocking dragon, bird and floral roundels in lavendar, light and dark blue, light green, yellow and white 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