Fragment of silk

Japanese
Heian period
9th or 10th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

7.8 x 10.3 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1967

Medium or Technique

Silk, 5/1 twill-weave ground with 1/5 twill supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of flowers and cyprus fence in yellow supplementary weft patterning on yellow twill-weave silk ground

Provenance

Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston, to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.