Buddhist textile

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 100.3 x 58.4 cm (39 1/2 x 23 in.)

Accession Number

17.637

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Buddhist textile with design of dragon roundels and clouds in silver gilt paper supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection