Fragment of twill-weave silk with overall design of interlocking hexagons and squares (shokkô variation) filled with various patterns such as swastika, fish scale, checkerboard, floral and bird motifs in blue, green, cream and reddish-orange silk 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: 32 x 39.5 cm (12 5/8 x 15 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave