Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.0 x 34.1 cm (11 13/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.416

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of water drops on grasses (?) in white on a blue ground, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched in green silk and 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