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Fragment of silk with design of Chinese sage in a bamboo grove in brown, green, yellow and white silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts


Price paid Yamanaka (L.J. 1956) £ 1/2. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese or Japanese, Qing or Edo, 18th century

Object Place

China or Japan


Overall: 35 x 24.5 cm (13 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts