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Bag for tea container (shifuku)

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Drawstring bag (shifuku) for tea container (chaire) with design of repeating pine bark lozenge motif (matsukawa-bishi) in green silk damask. There is gold, plain-weave silk lining and a purple braided silk cord.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (Approx for storage): 11 x 6.5 x 6 cm (4 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.619

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, silk braided cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles