Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo to early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.3 x 40.5 cm (10 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.250

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), couched (koma-nui)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of a basket of fruit, peacock feathers and plant on a stand in blue, brown, orange, gray and white on a shaded dark blue to pink silk crêpe ground, created by the yûzen process, and accented with couched gold metallic thread.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection