Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.9 x 32.5 cm (9 7/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.273

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil resist-dyed (katazome), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cherry blossoms in purple (some embroidered in pink silk) on a purple and white ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection