Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 14 5/8 in. (26.1 x 37.2 cm)

Accession Number

98.456

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of landscape with bluffs, a lake, a temple, houses, a bridge, trees and birds in grays, blue, green, brown, and white, created by the yûzen process, with gold embroidered and couched accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection