Fragment of dark blue twill-weave silk with design of repeating rows of floral motifs and scrolling tendrils in white, green, orange, yellow and blue silk outlined 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 19th century
Overall: 70.5 x 52.5 cm (27 3/4 x 20 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave