Fragment of greenish-gray silk with very fine weft twill ground (tsumugiji weave) and design of lotus and tendrils in gilt paper strip 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, mid-17th century
Height x width: 26.5 x 22.5 cm (10 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave