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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of green twill-weave silk with overall repeating pattern of interlocking swastika (manji tsunagi) in gold 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

Overall: 23.5 x 17.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.1041

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles