Fragment of silk with reddish-orange satin-weave ground and overall repeating design of various auspicious Buddhist symbols in blue, pink, green 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: 71 x 20 cm (27 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave