Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 13 3/8 in. (30.5 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

98.364

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of small paintings of landscape and deer in brown, red, gray, black and white, and a square with flowers and grasses in pale green and tan, around which are scattered cherry blossoms and petals in white, green and yellow on a blue 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