Fragment of silk with design of flowering cherry branches and leaves in bright green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a white satin ground.
Purchased by the donor in Japan. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 9, 1909
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 17th or early 18th century
Height x width: 13.5 x 15 cm (5 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave