Length of silk with design of repeating peony pattern in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a green silk satin ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 4, 1926
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 17th century
Overall: 31 x 18 cm (12 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave