Fragment of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of dragon roundels and auspicious clouds in green, pink and yellow silk and gilt paper strip 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: 67.5 x 48 cm (26 9/16 x 18 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave