Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.3 x 32.5 cm (9 9/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.240

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of bamboo curtains (misu), rolled and unrolled, chrysanthemums, plum blossoms and Japanese bush clover in reds, greens, yellows, browns, gray, black, and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with silk embroidery (shishû).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection