Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (26.7 x 40 cm)

Accession Number

98.244

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of seaside landscape with houses and two figures in the foreground and sailboats in the distance in gray, brown, orange, green and blue, 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