Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 9/16 x 14 1/8 in. (29.3 x 35.9 cm)

Accession Number

98.432

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, hand-painted (kaki-e), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of peonies and clouds in gray, green, yellow, white and pink hand-painting on a natural white silk ground with embroidered accents in white silk and couched with gold metallic thread.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection