Textile sample

Japanese
early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.0 x 32.1 cm (9 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.276

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil resist-dyed (katazome) or hand drawn paste resist dyed (yûzen, shiroage), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cherry blossoms and petals caught in a spider web in white on a purple and black ground, created by the paste resist dye technique, with pink silk embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection