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Textile fragment with design of stylized clouds in blue, green, orange and white silk and gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a natural silk satin 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, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 8 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.425

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles