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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of dragon roundels and auspicious clouds in green, pink and yellow silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 6, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 x 48 cm (26 9/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.339

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles