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Fragment of silk with reddish-orange plain-weave ground and repeating design of dragon roundels and dragon lobed medallions in green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts surrounded by auspicious clouds and Buddhist symbols in gilt paper strip discontinuous...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 48 x 73.2 cm (18 7/8 x 28 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.453

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles