Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
Late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (14 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

98.469

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, embroidered with silk (shishû) and gilt paper strips (takeyamachi-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample, circular in shape, with design of floral arabesque embroidered in bright green, pink, red, yellow, and gray silk and gilt paper strips on a white silk ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection