Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 29 1/8 x 13 9/16 in. (74 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.170

Medium or Technique

Silk damask 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 overall repeating design of white cranes with orange spot on head and blue or black accents on the wingtips on a solid ground of gilt paper stip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 10, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection