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Fragment of silk

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Triangular fragment of silk with reddish-pink twill-weave ground and design of peony roundels and auspicious clouds in pink and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 33.7 cm (26 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.195

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground 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