Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (30.2 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

98.443

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of plum tree and Japanese bush warbler in gray, light pink, yellow and blue, created by the yûzen process, and accented with green, red, yellow and black silk embroidery.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection