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Fragment of silk

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Fragment of silk lampas with design of auspicious symbols, floral motifs and swastika in tan silk on a blue silk ground

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 09, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese or Chinese, Edo period, mid-18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 14.5 x 12.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.144

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles