Festival banner

Indian, used in China and Japan
19th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 100 x 59 in. (254 x 149.9 cm)

Accession Number

07.128

Medium or Technique

Plain-weave linen, cotton, wool, and silk; point lace

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large panel of darned netting remade into a festival banner consisting of squares of blue netting joined by strips of blue linen and écru silk adhered to paper backing and mounted with a border of soft yellow twill-weave wool; lined with green and white cotton.

Provenance

Purchased from Bunkio Matsuki by MFA on March 29, 1907

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund