Object Place: Japan
Height x width: 23.5 x 16.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gilt paper strips; plain-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning
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Textile fragment with design of butterfly and paulownia in black and white silk and gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a light blue plain-weave silk ground.
Purchased at the Foreign Fair from Louis Wertheimer by the MFA on January 7, 1884