Fragment of silk with reddish-orange twill-weave ground and design of floral (mallow) arabesque in purple, white and green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 26, 1902
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 19th century
Height x width: 68 x 26 cm (26 3/4 x 10 1/4 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