Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in. (22.5 x 16.4 cm)

Accession Number

98.468

Medium or Technique

Silk, supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen, shiroage)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flying swallows (tsubame) in white (shiroage) resist-dyeing on a dark green silk ground with a woven grid pattern.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection