Fragment of green plain-weave silk with design of carp and waves 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: 25 x 21 cm (9 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave