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Unconstructed bag for tea container (shifuku)

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Unconstructed drawstring bag in three parts with repeating design of cloud motif on dark blue ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese (Chinese fabric), 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (a): 5.5 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Overall (b): 18 x 18 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.) Overall (c): 18 x 18 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.615

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles