Fragment of dark green twill-weave silk with design of dragon and floral roundels in between which are Buddhist symbols in green and yellow silk and gilt paper stip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century
Overall: 40 x 28.5 cm (15 3/4 x 11 1/4 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