Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.0 x 31.8 cm (9 7/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.277

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of concentric waves (seigaiha pattern) and clouds in gray, orange and purple on a white ground, created by the paste resist-dye technique.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection