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Drawstring bag with design of dragon and crane pair motifs in green and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue silk satin ground. There is a plain-weave ramie or hemp lining and a blue braided silk cord. This bag was possibly used for a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

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Overall (Approx for storage): 21 x 18 x 18 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Silk, satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave, silk braided cord


Textiles and Fashion Arts