Fragment of gold plain-weave silk with design of alternating bands of key fret pattern and dragons in green discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; two pieces stitched together.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese or Chinese, Edo or Qing dynasty, 18th or 19th century
Height x width: 23 x 16 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave; pieced