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Sample of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of srolling floral and vine motif in pale gold, light green, light blue and cream silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 11, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo or early Meiji, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 30 cm (11 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.157

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles