Fragment of silk

Chinese or Japanese
Qing or Edo
18th century


Object Place: China or Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 24.5 cm (13 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.832

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk 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 Chinese sage in a bamboo grove in brown, green, yellow and white silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Provenance

Price paid Yamanaka (L.J. 1956) £ 1/2. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection