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Fragment of karaori fabric with design of roundel of facing cranes in orange, purple, pink, green and black silk supplementary weft patterning on a natural twill-weave silk ground with woven concentric diamond pattern in white silk 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, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 14.5 x 11.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.426

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles