Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and dseign of peony arabesque in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
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: 21 x 23 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave