Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 3/16 x 12 13/16 in. (23.4 x 32.6 cm)

Accession Number

98.247

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of white grasses on a blue ground, created by the yûzen process.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection