Textile sample

Japanese
Bakamatsu to Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.4 x 34.5 cm (11 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.266

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 crashing wave against rocks in gray, blue and white, created by the yûzen technique, with gold metallic embroidered accents and a plover embroidered in white silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection