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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of orange/brown satin patterned with polychrome supplementary continuous wefts and gilt-paper wefts (clipped) with boys riding goats

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 24, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Ming dynasty, 14th or 15th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

18.5 x 28.5 cm (7 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.451

Medium or Technique

Silk 4/1satin with silk and gilt paper supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles