Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 20.5 cm (13 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1035

Medium or Technique

Silk damask 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

Fragment of natural silk damask with woven diamond lozenge pattern and design of pair cranes and flowers connected by a floral lozenge pattern in dark blue, gold and purple silk 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