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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with reddish-orange twill-weave ground and design of floral (mallow) arabesque in purple, white and green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 26, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 68 x 26 cm (26 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.337

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