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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of brown silk satin with design of flowers embroidered in reddish-orange, green, yellow and pink silk; composed of three pieces stitched together.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA, April 2, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 16.6 x 18.8 cm (6 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.141

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk, pieced

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles