Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

25.6 x 41.7 cm (10 1/16 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.256

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), 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 woman seated by a riverside with waterfall and daisy- like plants in gray, blue, purple, green, brown and white, created by the yûzen technique, with metallic gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection