Textile fragment with design of Chinese children (karako) and fighting cocks in silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a silk ground with hand-painted accents.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 3, 1931
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, late 17th century
Overall: 31 x 25.5 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave; paper backing; handpainted with ink