Unconstructed bag for tea container (shifuku)

Japanese (Chinese fabric)
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (a): 5 x 5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Overall (b): 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.) Overall (c): 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.616

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unconstructed drawstring bag in three parts with design of Chinese figures on a dark blue ground

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection