Textile fragment

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 13.5 cm (1 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.421

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 paulownia (kiri) and scrolling vine (karakusa) in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning in white twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

84.417-84.552 were purchased for $150 of Louis Wertheimer at the Foreign Fair by the MFA on January 7, 1884

Credit Line

Everett Fund