Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 60 x 46.5 cm (23 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.836

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk and 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 and gold plain-weave iridescent ground and design of hanging fabric curtains (kichô) with peacocks perched atop in green and dark blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection