Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 27 x 24 cm (10 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5917

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk, gilt paper strip and gold-wrapped thread 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 twill-weave ground and design of floral motifs and Buddhist symbols in light and dark green, light and dark blue, purple, white silk and metallic gold discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 22, 1901

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection