Fragment of reddish-orange twill-weave silk with design of phoenix and dragon roundels and peonies in gold, pink, tan, purple, light green 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: 44 x 18 cm (17 5/16 x 7 1/16 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