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Buddhist textile

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Buddhist textile with design of chrysanthemum medallions and interlocking fretwork pattern (stylized thunder) in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue twill-weave silk ground. [should be part of 19.710a-b; 19.710c (SW, 11/02)]

Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel, June 11, 1914. Returned Sept. 25, 1914. Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine to the MFA on March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 48 5/8 x 24 3/4 in. (123.5 x 62.9 cm)

Accession Number

19.710c

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper stip; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles