Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

28.5 x 36.3 cm (11 1/4 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.257

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen, shiroage), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flowering plum trees on hills in brown, blue, tan and white, created by the yûzen technique, with white and green silk embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection