Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 x 26 cm (5 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1032

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of dark blue twill-weave silk with design of floral roundels surrounded by karakusa pattern in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection