Fragment of reddish-orange twill-weave silk with design of repeating rows of chrysanthemum cream and vajra in green silk outlined with 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: 68 x 34 cm (26 3/4 x 13 3/8 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