Textile length

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

77.5 x 29 cm (30 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.709

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave ground with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile length, made of two pieces stitched together, with design of fans, bamboo and maple leaves in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a green twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel