Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 5/8 x 12 5/16 in. (29.6 x 31.2 cm)

Accession Number

98.437

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of pine branches in light and dark gray on a light pink and blue jagged pine bark (matsukawabishi) pattern ground, created by the yûzen process, with pine cones embroidered in green, gold, brown and black silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection