Fragment of silk with design of storks, paulownia, scrolling tendrils and interlocking hexagon pattern (kikkô-mon) in blue and green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk satin ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 4, 1926
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Height x width: 10 x 7 1/2 in. (25.4 x 19.1 cm) Mount: 40 x 54.6 cm (15 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave