Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 11/16 x 5 5/16 in. (14.4 x 13.5 cm)

Accession Number

98.472

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; supplementary weft patterning, embroidered (shishû, takeyamachi-nui)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of scrolling vine and leaves embroidered in gilt paper strips on a white silk ground with woven pattern of small squares.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection