18th or 19th century
Object Place: Japan
77.5 x 29 cm (30 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)
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
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.
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)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel