Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

25.6 x 42 cm (10 1/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.299

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 pussy willow and scraps of cloth in white, gray, purple, pink, orange, green and blue, created by the yûzen technique, on a dark and light gray ground. (98.296 same textile with different design)

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection