Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground with overall pattern of basket-like weave in gold silk and rows of Buddhist Wheels in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 22, 1901
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 18th or early 19th century
Height x width: 45 x 27.5 cm (17 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave