Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 15 cm (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.17

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile fragment with design of lotus sprays, Buddha’s fingers, pomegranates and scrolling tendrils in green, cream, brown, red and yellow silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue silk ground.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Bliss Knapp to the MFA, March 9, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp