Pieced fragment of Buddhist textile with dark blue silk satin ground and design of dragon roundels and various auspicious symbols in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Height x width: 22 13/16 x 18 5/16 in. (58 x 46.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave