Textile sample

Japanese
late Edo (Bakumatsu) or early Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

32.8 x 35.6 cm (12 15/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

98.389

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of a temple or shrine surrounded by cedar and maple trees in gray, black, white, brown, and green on a light gray ground, created by the yûzen process.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection