Textile sample

Japanese
late Edo (Bakumatsu) or Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

37.0 x 34.7 cm (14 9/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.264

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cherry tree and suspended curtain for “flower viewing” (hana-mi) in white, pink, purple, green, blue, brown and gray, created by the yûzen technique.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection