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Bag for tea container (shifuku)

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Drawstring bag (shifuku) for tea container (chaire) in reddish-orange plain-weave silk with same fabric as a lining and a pale green silk braided cord.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (approximate for storage): 11 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm (4 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.653

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, silk braided cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles