Fragment of silk with metallic gold ground and design of flowering cherry branches and clouds in reddish-orange, green, brown 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, late Edo or early Meiji, late 19th century
Height x width: 75 x 20 cm (29 1/2 x 7 7/8 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