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Textile fragment with design of deer and maple leaves in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a gold plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 14 cm (3 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.564

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles