Fragment of silk with ground of greenish-blue and brown stripes and overall design of stylized dragons and scrolling camelia in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Ming dynasty, early 15th century
Height x width: 53 x 34 cm (20 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave (basket variation) with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave