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Fragment of silk

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A narrow strip of gray (formerly plum) silk with design of alternating crane and clover crests in white silk

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

11.5 x 98 cm (4 1/2 x 38 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.507

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles