Fragment of reddish-orange silk satin with design of shokkô pattern with dragons and other Buddhist symbols in yellow, reddish-orange and light blue 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 3/4 x 17 11/16 in. (68 x 45 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