Textile

Japanese


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width (b): 4 1/2 x 8 7/16 in. (11.5 x 21.5 cm)

Accession Number

84.465b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground on which is woven a design of groups of deep violet clouds forming diamonds and broken at intervals by circles of dragons, woven with white and light red silk. In one corner of a is what is doubtless part of a yellow imperial chrysanthemum. 84.417-84.553 were bought for $150,000 of Louis Wertheimer at the Foreign Fair, Jan. 7, 1884.

Provenance

Purchased at the Foreign Fair from Louis Wertheimer by the MFA on January 7, 1884

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Roome Luquer in memory of her Grandfather, General Charles Roome