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== References ==
 
== References ==

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Artifact Information

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 35.1969. 11.43 x 8.89 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

The textile fragment with floral design in blue and yellow silk on a green silk ground is a gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston, to the MFA on December 5, 1935[1]. The textile is made of silk with supplementary weft patterning.


MFA 35.1969 Silk textile fragment with floral design. The samples were collected by textile curator Masumi Kataoka in 2010 © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


Summary of results

golden and green threads were collected for dye analysis, analyzed by Prof. Laursen at Boston University, 2010.

References

[1] http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/textile-fragment-65627