Length of silk velvet

Japanese
Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

56 x 57 cm (22 1/16 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.61

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; velvet, pile, cut-pile with plain-weave ground

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of silk velvet with a design of fan, birds and flowers in velvet (cut-pile) on a plain-weave pile ground of gray silk wefts and brown and gilt paper strip warps; selvedge of narrow yellow stripe and broader green stripe.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray to the MFA on April 16, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray