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Bag for tea container (shifuku)

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Drawstring bag (shifuku) for tea container (chaire) with design of vertical stripes in tan, light brown and red plain-weave silk. There is brown, plain-weave silk lining and a light brown braided silk 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): 10 x 6 x 5 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.654

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, silk braided cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles