Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 cm)

Accession Number

15.1336

Medium or Technique

Hemp plain-weave ground embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with design of interlocking swastika pattern composed of white, blue, orange and gold silk embroidered in satin-stitch on a natural plain-weave hemp ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA, 1915

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection