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Decorative screen

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Decorative screen with knotted silk cording and design of waves, pines and sails in silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange and brown silk ground; based on a Noh costume in the MFA collection (#15.1149); has lacquer stand.

Provenance

Gift of the Juraku Co., Ltd. to the MFA on April 24, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.

Japanese, Shôwa period, 1984

Object Place

Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 62 in. (111.8 x 157.5 cm)

Accession Number

1985.188a

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles