Textile fragment

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.424

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of floral snowflake (yukiwa) motif on a diamond repeat pattern in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning.

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