Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 14 3/4 in. (27.9 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

98.368

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground with supplementary warp patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of two deer (shika) on the top of a hill in gray-green, gray, soft browns, black, and white, created by the yûzen process, on a silk ground with woven sayagata pattern.

Markings

Upper left: Kyu in red ink
Upper right: Sa in red ink
Lower left: Tortoise stamp in black

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection