Fragment of reddish-orange silk satin with design of floral roundels, "snowflake" (yukiwa) roundels with flowers and Buddhist symbols in green, yellow, blue and reddish-orange silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century
Height x width: 26 9/16 x 20 1/16 in. (67.5 x 51 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave