Fragment of gold twill-weave silk with design of dragon roundels and clouds in light/dark blue, light/dark green and orange 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
Overall: 41.5 x 17.5 cm (16 5/16 x 6 7/8 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