Textile fragment with design of deer and maple leaves in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a gold plain-weave silk ground.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on September 3, 1931
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, mid 18th century
Overall: 10 x 14 cm (3 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave