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Textile sample

Late 19th century


Dimensions

29.1 x 34.4 cm (11 7/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.370

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 two tortoises (kame) and bamboo (take) in light and dark gray, light and dark green, white and blue against a blue and tan pine bark pattern (matsukawabishi) background.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection