Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji period
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 7/8 x 14 3/4 in. (25.1 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

98.385

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread and gilt paper strips; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched (koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of low hills, pine trees and a flying crane in black gray, white, light green and yellow, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered with gilt paper strips and couched with gold metallic thread.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection