Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

15.1 x 5.0 cm (5 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.254

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen) with discontinuous supplementary patterning warps

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with overall design of repeating chrysanthemum and arabesques created by supplementary warp patterning in green and blue.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection