Fragment of silk with reddish-orange satin ground and overall repeating design of dragons and auspicious cloud motifs in blue, green, pink and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 16, 1895
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Height x width: 29 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (75.5 x 54 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave