Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/4 x 14 in. (21 x 35.6 cm)

Accession Number

98.454

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of seaside landscape with pine trees, sailboats and scattered baskets in grays, blue, white and brown, created by the yûzen process, and accented with gold embroidery and couching.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection