Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

19.8 x 29.5 cm (7 13/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.460

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; gauze-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), stencil resist-dye (komon katazome), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flowers and large leaves in white, green, gray, blue and pink, created by the yûzen process, on a gray ground covered with a fine design of dandelion flowers formed by small white dots, created by stencil resist-dyeing (komon katazome), and accented with yellow and green silk and gold metallic thread embroidery.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection