Textile fragment

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 14.5 x 11.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.426

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of karaori fabric with design of roundel of facing cranes in orange, purple, pink, green and black silk supplementary weft patterning on a natural twill-weave silk ground with woven concentric diamond pattern in white silk supplementary weft patterning.

Provenance

84.417-84.552 were purchased for $150 of Louis Wertheimer at the Foreign Fair by the MFA on January 7, 1884

Credit Line

Everett Fund