Fragment of silk with reddish-orange silk satin ground and design of interlocking dragon, bird and floral roundels in lavendar, light and dark blue, light green, yellow and white silk 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, 19th century
Height x width: 36.5 x 36 cm (14 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave