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Fragment of silk

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Textile fragment of white plain-weave silk with design of violet plants and other flowers embroidered with pale blue, light green, violet, red and yellow silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Japan. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 11, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

10.5 x 2.5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

09.143a

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles