Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.2 x 31.3 cm (9 1/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.272

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cherry blossoms, rape blossoms, pampas grass and chrysanthemum in gray, green and pink yûzen dyeing with pink, purple, yellow and green silk embroidered accents on a pale blue and purple ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection