Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.3 x 34.7 cm (10 3/8 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.462

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen, shiroage)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flying cranes in white on a gray ground, broken by short white lines suggesting moonlight, created by the shortage process.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection