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Textile length with design of phoenix and paulownia in blue, green, black, pink, orange, black and white silk and gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a reddish-orange satin-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on June 26, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (Full loom width): 106.7 x 70.5 cm (42 x 27 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.342

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; satin-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles