Buddhist altar cloth (uchishiki) with design of peonies and clouds in pink, blue, green, orange, gold and black silk and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a green silk satin ground. There is a pink plain-weave silk backing.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century