Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/8 x 2 in. (14.2 x 5.1 cm)

Accession Number

98.245

Medium or Technique

Silk, ink; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand-painted (kaki-e)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of two groups of rocky hills, pagodas and trees hand-painted in black ink on a white silk crepe ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection