Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

17.0 x 12.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.297

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil-dyed (katazome)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with overall design of seven treasures motif (shippô pattern) and leaves in black, created by stencil-dyeing (katazome), on a blue ground.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection