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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of tan and gold plain-weave silk with overall repeating pattern of small books or poem cards in dark blue silk 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, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 26.5 cm (9 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1037

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles