Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 15/16 x 14 5/16 in. (30.4 x 36.4 cm)

Accession Number

98.396

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold leaf; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted, applied gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of mountains covered with cherry blossoms (sakura) and maple leaves (momiji) rising out of clouds in red, orange, green, blue, black, gray and white with a blue sky above, created by the yûzen process, accented with specks of applied gold leaf.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection