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Fragment of silk with design of repeating peony motifs in white, reddish-orange, brown and gold silk with leaves in green silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; pieced.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 10, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 75.2 x 53.5 cm (29 5/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.179

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