Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 5/16 x 16 1/8 in. (26.2 x 41 cm)

Accession Number

98.227

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû, takeyamachi-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of seaside landscape with flying cranes and pine in blue, green, black, gray, brown and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with gilt paper strip embroidery.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection