Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.5 x 35.0 cm (12 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.387

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; plain-weave, 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 hills and maple trees in gray, blue, bright red, bright yellow, green, brown and white on a gray and blue ground, created by the yûzen process, and accented with embroidered gilt paper strips.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection