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Length of silk with design of peony arabesque in blue and purple silk and gilt paper strip

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/8 x 13 9/16 in. (71.5 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.1121

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and gilt paper strip

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles