Brocade

Japanese
18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

99 x 66.5 cm (39 x 26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.59

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-leafed paper brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Indian type. Warps striped green and dull pink, dull pink and orange brown, and dark blue and orange brown. Warp face patterns of wavy vertical lines and of plum blossoms. Weft of concealed gold paper.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt