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Textile fragment with design of mandarin duck pair roundel in green and floral lozenge in blue against tatewaku pattern surrounding auspicious clouds in red silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

11.1 x 34.0 cm (4 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.530

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave (karaori)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles