Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 53.5 x 63 cm (21 1/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.455

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk and silver paper strip 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 design of floral and plant motifs in blue, pink and white silk and silver paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection