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

98.450

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold and silver metallic thread; 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 a folding fan decorated with clouds, maple leaves and banners, and flowers tied with ribbons in red, pink, brown, tan, blue, green, white and black, created by the yûzen process, with accents in applied silver and gold leaf and gold and silver 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