Fragment of velvet

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan or China?

Dimensions

Overall: 41.5 x 26.5 cm (16 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.385

Medium or Technique

Silk cut and uncut pile (velvet) on a twill-weave ground

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of floral motifs, flying birds and fretwork in dark blue cut and uncut velvet on a green and gray striped ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection