Fragment of silk with dark blue and gold iridescent plain-weave ground with design of dragon roundels and auspicious clouds in gilt paper strip and white and green silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 6, 1902
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Overall: 63 x 30 cm (24 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave