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Textile fragment with design of floral snowflake (yukiwa) motif on a diamond repeat pattern in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning.

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, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.424

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles