Fragment of silk with design of dragon roundels and auspicous clouds in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange satin ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 26, 1902
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Height x width: 65 x 35 cm (25 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill weave