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Fragment of silk weaving

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Fragment (only a few strands) olive, red, tan silk cord, basket weave.; small red silk fragment mounted with piece

Provenance

Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston, to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Japanese, Nara period, 8th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

13 x 17 cm (5 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.) overall fragments

Accession Number

35.1972

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles