Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.6 x 40.3 cm (10 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.252

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of waterside scene with pine trees and baskets in brown, gray and blue, created by the yûzen technique, with gold metallic embroidered accents on a gray and purple ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection