Fragment of brown and tan plain-weave silk with basket-weave pattern (fûtsû- weave) and repeating stylized paulownia motif at wide intervals in gray-green 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: 25 x 34 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave