Length of pieced dark blue twill-weave silk with design of dragon clutching "Pearl of Wisdom" and surrounded by auspicious clouds in light blue, orange, green and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1983
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 19th century
Overall: 66.5 x 32 cm (26 3/16 x 12 5/8 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