Sample of silk with dark blue twill-weave ground and design of srolling floral and vine motif in pale gold, light green, light blue and cream silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 11, 1909
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo or early Meiji, 19th century
Overall: 28.5 x 30 cm (11 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave