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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of reddish-orange twill-weave silk with design of floral and cloud roundels in pink, green and light blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts. tie

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 18 cm (17 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1022

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles