Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu or Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

29.1 x 35.4 cm (11 7/16 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.263

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched with gold metallic thread (koma-nui)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of maple tree, suspended curtain, butterfly and instruments in green, blue, red, brown, white and gray, created by the yûzen technique, with metallic gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection