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Buddhist textile

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Buddhist textile with design of dragon roundels and clouds in silver gilt paper supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 100.3 x 58.4 cm (39 1/2 x 23 in.)

Accession Number

17.637

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles