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Feather Flurries

Opaque white silk double cloth woven with pockets into which brown and white guinea hen feathers are inserted during the weaving

Provenance

2012, sold by Nuno Textiles, Tokyo, to the MFA. (Accession date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Mari and John Lathrop Family Fund for Japanese Textiles

Japanese, designed in 1993

Object Place

Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

Length: 3000 mm (118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.308

Medium or Technique

Silk, double cloth with guinea hen feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles