Fragment of silk with dark blue and gold plain-weave iridescent ground and design of hanging fabric curtains (kichô) with peacocks perched atop in green and dark blue silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 11, 1907
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century
Overall: 60 x 46.5 cm (23 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave