Fragment of reddish-orange silk satin with design of auspicious cloud and dragon motifs in two shades of blue, two shades of brown, yellow and cream silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 16th century
Height x width: 20 x 30 cm (7 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave