Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.5 x 35.1 cm (12 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.417

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of pampas grass (susuki) with drops of water on the leaves in white, blue and pink-orange, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched in green and brown silk and metallic gold thread accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection