Fragment of silk with repeating design of alternating rows of floral and plant motifs in green, yellow-green, reddish-orange, salmon-pink and dark brown silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a cream twill-weave silk ground.
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
Overall: 54 x 69 cm (21 1/4 x 27 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave