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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground with overall pattern of basket-like weave in gold silk and rows of Buddhist Wheels in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 22, 1901

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 45 x 27.5 cm (17 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5918

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave 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