Fragment of silk satin with blue warp and gold weft and design of clouds, scrolling tendrils and scattered blossoms in gold, purple, pink, light blue, blue, green and orange silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
TDenman 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: 35 x 12 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave