Scroll mount (hyôsô)

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

134.5 x 39 cm (52 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.652

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk embroidery (shishû), gold paper-wrapped thread couching (koma-nui) and stencil resist-dyeing (kata kanoko), wood dowel

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scroll mount for painting (kakejiku, kakemono) with design of flowers, bamboo, fans and tortoise in pink, blue, green, yellow and white silk embroidery and metallic gold couching on a white silk damask ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection