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Textile fragment with design of dragons and clouds in dark and light blue, green, pink and white silk and gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a reddish-orange silk twill-weave ground. Part of 97.178.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 14, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 27 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (70.2 x 34.9 cm)

Accession Number

95.1224

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles