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Length of silk velvet

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Length of silk for sash (?) with design of narrow bands of floral and geometric patterns in red, orange, gray, green and black uncut pile on a silk twill ground. There is a tan plain-weave silk backing.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 91 x 28.5 cm (35 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.60

Medium or Technique

Velvet twill and loop surface brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles