Fragment of silk cloth

Chinese
Ming dynasty
16th–17th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

27.5 x 37 cm (10 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.850

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk cloth with design of “the three rams and the three friends” in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue-green silk satin ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection