Fragment of silk cloth with design of "the three rams and the three friends" in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue-green silk satin ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1907
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Ming dynasty, 16th–17th century
27.5 x 37 cm (10 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave