Fragment of silk

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 13/16 x 21 1/16 in. (58 x 53.5 cm)

Accession Number

95.201

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of repeating rows of peony and clouds motifs in reddish-orange and green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection