Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

25.7 x 35.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.282

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 spring flowers, butterfly and mist in white, purple, yellow, orange, blue and green, created by the yûzen process, on a grayish green ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection