Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 7 in. (27.9 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

98.237

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen); tie-dyed (kanoko shibori)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of a floral vine and decorative squares in white on a dark brown ground, created by the tie-dye process.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection