Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of dragons and clouds 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, late 18th or early 19th century
Overall: 35 x 68 cm (13 3/4 x 26 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave