Fragment of silk with overall repeating design of white cranes with orange spot on head and blue or black accents on the wingtips on a solid ground of gilt paper stip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 10, 1897
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Height x width: 29 1/8 x 13 9/16 in. (74 x 34.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk damask with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave