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Fragment of velvet

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Textile fragment with design of floral motifs, flying birds and fretwork in dark blue cut and uncut velvet on a green and gray striped ground.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan or China?


Overall: 41.5 x 26.5 cm (16 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk cut and uncut pile (velvet) on a twill-weave ground


Textiles and Fashion Arts