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Fragment of silk

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Circular fragment of silk tapestry with design of maple leaves in brown, blue, gray and orange outlined in white on a tan ground; trimmed with strip of purple silk.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA, February 7, 1924

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, late Edo or Meiji, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Diameter: 155.58 mm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.24.12

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles