Fragment of silk with green twill-weave gound and repeating design of auspicious clouds, arabesque and stylized Chinese characters 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, early 19th century
Overall: 75 x 34.5 cm (29 1/2 x 13 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave