Fragment of cream plain-weave silk with stylized "wood grain" pattern and design of bird roundels in brown, dark blue and orange silk surrounded by gold.
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: 36.5 x 17 cm (14 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave