Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (31.1 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number

98.441

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave with supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of chrysanthemums (kiku) in yellow, orange, pink, white and gray on a dark blue-gray silk ground, created by the yûzen process, and accented with green, orange, red and pink silk embroidery and gold metallic couching.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection