Fragment of reddish-orange twill-weave silk with design of peony arabesque in 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: 20 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (53 x 35 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave