Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 5/16 x 12 11/16 in. (23.7 x 32.3 cm)

Accession Number

98.461

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 cedar (or pine) trees and a deer standing by stream under a full moon in dark and light gray, light blue and white, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered in brown, black and white silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection