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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with design of phoenix (ho-o) and flower roundels in purple, red, orange, yellow and white silk on a "bamboo" latticework in metallic gold supplementary weft patterning.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker, from the Estate of Alfred Greenough, to the MFA on April 9, 1885

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 30.5 cm (11 1/2 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

85.34

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles