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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of green plain-weave silk with design of carp and waves in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

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: 25 x 21 cm (9 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1025

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles