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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of plain-weave silk with gold ground and overall repeating design of crane and cloud cartouche in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 34.5 cm (11 13/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.200

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles