Panel from Buddhist monk's robe (kesa) in dark blue silk satin with design of waves, mountain, dragon holding pearl of wisdom and auspicious clouds in polychrome silk and gold discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; lined with paper.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese (Chinese fabric), Edo period (Qing dynasty), 1650–1700
96 x 34 cm (37 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave with silk , gold-wrapped threads and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave; paper lining