Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.7 x 37.2 cm (12 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.280

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 large lotus leaves in green and purple, created by the yûzen process, on a light blue ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection