Textile fragment

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 9.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.419

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of dragon roundels, swastika, gong and rhinoceros cup motifs in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a natural twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Everett Fund