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Bag for tea container (shifuku)

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Drawstring bag for tea container (shifuku) with design of abstract motifs in white silk embroidery on an indigo blue silk ground; gold silk braided cord

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Meiji period, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (Approx for storage): 14 x 9 x 6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.614

Medium or Technique

Silk, plain-weave ground with silk embroidery, silk braided cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles