Length of silk

Japanese
Edo period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 66.5 x 32 cm (26 3/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.1015

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of pieced dark blue twill-weave silk with design of dragon clutching “Pearl of Wisdom” and surrounded by auspicious clouds in light blue, orange, green and white silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1983

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection