Fragment of dark blue twill-weave silk with design of dragon roundels, phoenix, flowers and scrolling vines in green and cream silk 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: 6 x 6 3/8 in. (15.3 x 16.2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave