Textile sample

Japanese
late Edo (Bakumatsu) or early Meiji era
mid to late19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.3 x 40.6 cm (9 9/16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

98.296

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 pine tree and scattered scraps of cloth in white, gray, pink, purple blue, orange and green, created by the yûzen technique, on a light gray ground. (see also 98.299)

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection