Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 14 1/4 in. (22.9 x 36.2 cm)

Accession Number

98.418

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil resist-dyed (katazome), couched (koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of plum blossoms in mist in black and pale pink, created by stencil resist-dyeing, and couched with metallic gold accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection