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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of green silk satin with design of dragon roundels and Buddhist symbols in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 7/8 x 17 1/8 in. (53 x 43.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.997

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles