Fragment of plain-weave silk with gold ground and overall repeating design of crane and cloud cartouche in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1926
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 19th century
Overall: 30 x 34.5 cm (11 13/16 x 13 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave