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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with green satin ground and overall repeating design of cranes in gold-wrapped thread 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: 49 x 53.5 cm (19 5/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.197

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles