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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with reddish-orange twill-weave ground and design of two floral crests in pink, green and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 68 cm (13 3/4 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.466

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-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