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Textile fragment with design of wavy lines (tatewaku pattern) enclosing wisteria flowers and leaves in green and white silk supplementary weft patterning on a pale orange plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Purchased at the Foreign Fair from Louis Wertheimer 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: 21.5 x 19.5 cm (8 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.445

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave ground with supplentary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles