Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 23 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.456

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and dseign of peony arabesque in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection