Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (15.8 x 7.3 cm)

Accession Number

98.470

Medium or Technique

Silk, stencil resist-dyed (katazome, komon), embroidered with silk(shishû) and gilt paper strips (takeyamachi-nui)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of mandarin orange motif (tachibana) and interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi) embroidered in gilt paper strips on a blue ground with small gray dot repeat stenciled pattern (komon).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection