Fragment of silk with design of repeating peony motifs in white, reddish-orange, brown and gold silk with leaves in green silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; pieced.
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: 75.2 x 53.5 cm (29 5/8 x 21 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave