Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 14 1/16 in. (26 x 35.7 cm)

Accession Number

98.446

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû, takeyamachi), couched (koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of rice field, garden tools and teapots on a straw mat and water wheel in light blues, light greens, grays, brown and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with gilt paper strip embroidery and gold metallic thread couching.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection