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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of green and gold iridescent twill-weave silk with design of vertical wavy lines (tatewaku) pattern with clouds in gold silk.

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: 16 3/4 x 24 7/16 in. (42.5 x 62 cm)

Accession Number

93.998

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles