Fragment of silk with design of floral and plant motifs in blue, pink and white silk and silver paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange satin ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 7, 1897
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century
Overall: 53.5 x 63 cm (21 1/16 x 24 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin ground with silk and silver paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave