Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.3 x 34.2 cm (9 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.365

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), stenciled gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of Noh masks (Nômen) and a stenciled gold lacquer box with design of pine, bamboo and plum (shochikubai) in gray, black white, tan, blue, green and brown on a grayish-blue ground, created by the yûzen process. These are masks for the character Okina.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection