Textile sample

Japanese
Bakamatsu to Meiji era (?)
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.2 x 34.9 cm (10 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.308

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crêpe (chirimen), resist-dyed, painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of a long boat floating in water grasses in white, grays and light and dark blue, created by resist-dyeing and hand-painting.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection