Scroll mount for painting (kakejiku, kakemono) with design of flowers, bamboo, fans and tortoise in pink, blue, green, yellow and white silk embroidery and metallic gold couching on a white silk damask ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century
134.5 x 39 cm (52 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin-weave ground with silk embroidery (shishû), gold paper-wrapped thread couching (koma-nui) and stencil resist-dyeing (kata kanoko), wood dowel