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Textile fragment with design of chrysanthemums and scrolling leaves in white silk and gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a light tan silk twill ground.

Provenance

84.417-84.552 were purchased for $150 of Louis Wertheimer at the Foreign Fair by the MFA on January 7, 1884

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 13 3/16 in. (18 x 33.5 cm)

Accession Number

84.417

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles