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Fragment of silk

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Textile fragment with design of lotus sprays, Buddha's fingers, pomegranates and scrolling tendrils in green, cream, brown, red and yellow silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue silk ground.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Bliss Knapp to the MFA, March 9, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 15 cm (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.17

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles