Textile fragment

Japanese
Edo period
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 16 cm (8 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.563

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut pile (velvet) with gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of floral arabesque (karakusa) in gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk velvet ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection