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Fragment of silk

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Textile fragment with design of floral motifs and latticework in yellow supplementary weft patterning on a yellow twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Gift of Yamanka & 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

17.4 x 22.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1968

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles