Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of repeating rows of peony and clouds motifs in reddish-orange and green 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: 22 13/16 x 21 1/16 in. (58 x 53.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave