Textile sample

Japanese
early Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

28.6 x 34.8 cm (11 1/4 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.268

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 tree branch in gray, brown, white and green on a light and dark blue ground, 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