Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 6 9/16 in. (26.7 x 16.7 cm)

Accession Number

98.222

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with supplementary warp and weft 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 snow-covered nanten and rocks in blue, green, yellow, brown and white, created by the yûzen process, on a dark purple silk ground with woven pattern of small squares.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection