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Fragment of silk

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Textile fragment with design of flowers and cyprus fence in yellow supplementary weft patterning on yellow twill-weave silk ground

Provenance

Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston, to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Japanese, Heian period, 9th or 10th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

7.8 x 10.3 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1967

Medium or Technique

Silk, 5/1 twill-weave ground with 1/5 twill supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles