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Fragment of Buddhist textile

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Pieced fragment of Buddhist textile with dark blue silk satin ground and design of dragon roundels and various auspicious symbols in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 13/16 x 18 5/16 in. (58 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

95.200

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles