Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

25.4 x 29.3 cm (10 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.295

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (itome norioki yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of decorative ball (kusudama) made from chrysanthemum (kiku) in green, yellow, blue, tan and white, created by the yûzen technique, on a pale blue background with swirling white lines.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection