Fragment of silk with light blue plain-weave ground and repeating design of niche-shaped cartouche with rabbit and flowering plants in 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, late 18th or early 19th century
Overall: 73 x 50.5 cm (28 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave