Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in. (18 x 13.9 cm)

Accession Number

98.216

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze-weave (sha), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen, shiroage)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of Japanese bellflowers (kikyo) in white, created by the yûzen technique, on a dark purple silk gauze ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection