Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30 x 34.5 cm (11 13/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.420

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of scattered scraps of cloth with patterns of fish, animals, flowers and birds in brown, buff, blues, green, gray, and white on a black 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