Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsa to Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.4 x 32.5 cm (9 3/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.224

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of pine branches (matsu) and two flying cranes (tsuru) embroidered in pink silk and couched with metallic gold thread on a white silk crepe ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection