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Textile made of seven panels with design of dragons and clouds in silver gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue twill ground; natural plain-weave bast fiber (hemp?) backing.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 21, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

233 x 86 cm (91 3/4 x 33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.120

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave ground with silver supplementary weft patterning (ginran)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles