Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 3/4 x 3 9/16 in. (24.7 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

98.217

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe with supplementary warp patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of Japanese apricot and flying bird in white, yellow and brown, created by the yûzen process, on a dark purple silk ground with woven arabesque pattern.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection