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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 95.1224


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on November 24, 1897

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts