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Textile fragment with design of circular crest (onaga mitsudomoe) surrounded by clouds in light and dark blue, green, yellow, orange and tan silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a ground with design of bamboo lattice in tan silk and gilt paper strip...

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Provenance

Bequest from Charles Bain Hoyt to the MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (59.7 x 64.8 cm)

Accession Number

50.1510

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles