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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of tan and dark blue iridescent plain-weave silk with design of peacock feathers, plants and clouds in light and dark green, cream, light blue and tan silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, late Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 35 cm (8 7/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1023

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with sil discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles