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Textile length with design of alternating rows of dragon and phoenix roundels in blue, green, black, orange, pink and white silk and gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a reddish-orange twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on October 11, 1898

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (Full loom width): 106.7 x 71.1 cm (42 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

98.629

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles