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Cord (shutara)

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Braided and knotted silk cord with fringed tassel

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on October 6, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Beni shutara

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

205 x 22.5 cm (80 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2170

Medium or Technique

Silk, braided (kumihimo), knotted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles