Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 17 cm (14 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1040

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk and 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 cream plain-weave silk with stylized “wood grain” pattern and design of bird roundels in brown, dark blue and orange silk surrounded by gold.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection