Fragment of dark blue twill-weave silk with design of dragon, phoenix and floral roundels in pink, light and dark green, blue, tan, orange and white 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: 18 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (47 x 40 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave