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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of dark green twill-weave silk with design of dragon and floral roundels in between which are Buddhist symbols in green and yellow silk and gilt paper stip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 28.5 cm (15 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1024

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