Textile fragment

Japanese
Edo period
late 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 25.5 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.562

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave; paper backing; handpainted with ink

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of Chinese children (karako) and fighting cocks in silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a silk ground with hand-painted accents.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection