Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 65 x 35 cm (25 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.336

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with gilt paper strip 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 design of dragon roundels and auspicous clouds in gilt 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, June 26, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection