Length of fabric

Chinese
Ming dynasty
1550–1600


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

75.5 x 50.1 cm (29 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.1513

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with gilt-paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of fabric with design of scrolling mallow flowers in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a grayish-green silk ground.

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt; gift to the MFA on May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection