Textile fragment

Japanese
Nara period
8th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 9.5cm (6 1/8 x 3 3/4in.)

Accession Number

32.82

Medium or Technique

Ramie plain-weave, hand-painted with ink (sumi)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of natural plain-weave ramie with design of phoenix hand-painted in black ink (sumi); mounted between two pieces of glass.

Provenance

Gift from Robert Treat Paine, Jr. to the MFA, April 7, 1932

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich