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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of blue silk satin with design of alternating rows of floral motifs in tan, reddish-orange, light green and white 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, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 13/16 x 21 1/4 in. (60.5 x 54 cm)

Accession Number

93.1004

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles