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Scroll mount (hyôsô)

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Scroll mount for painting (kakejiku, kakemono) with design of flowers, bamboo, fans and tortoise in pink, blue, green, yellow and white silk embroidery and metallic gold couching on a white silk damask ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

134.5 x 39 cm (52 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.652

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk embroidery (shishû), gold paper-wrapped thread couching (koma-nui) and stencil resist-dyeing (kata kanoko), wood dowel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles