Fragment of dark blue silk satin with design or repeating rows of scrolling floral motifs 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: 29 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (75 x 54 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave