Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in. (3.4 x 3.4 cm)

Accession Number

98.471

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave, embroidered with gilt paper strips (shishû, takeyamachi-nui)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of paulownia embroidered with gilt paper strips on a light blue silk satin ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection