Textile sample

Japanese
Early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

21.8 x 30.8 cm (8 9/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.285

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil (kata) and handrawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of autumn flowers (Japanese bell flower, chrysanthemum and pink) in blue, pink, green, purple and white on a reddish orange ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection