Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

29.3 x 34.2 cm (11 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.270

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 flying geese and clouds in gray and purple, 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