Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 11 1/8 in. (22.5 x 28.3 cm)

Accession Number

98.410

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, stenciled (katazome) and hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of Chinese lion (karashishi) and leaves in brown, gray and white, created by stencil resist-dyeing, with small scattered leaves embroidered in gold metallic thread.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection