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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with design of peonies and arabesques in metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue satin ground.

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, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 x 39.5 cm (16 15/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.36

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; satin-weave with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles