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Fragment of silk strap with design of grape vine motif in green, blue, white, pink and blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

9.5 x 90.5 cm (3 3/4 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.506

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave 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