Fragment of reddish-orange twill-weave silk with design of phoenix and lion-dog (shi shi) roundels in pink, purple, yellow and light green 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: 28 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 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