Buddhist textile

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

272 x 62 cm (107 1/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.117

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Buddhist textile with design of dragons and clouds in silver gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue twill ground; plain-weave hemp (?) backing.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 21, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection