Textile sample

Japanese
late Edo or Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

29.1 x 36.1 cm (11 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.302

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen, tegaki)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cedar or pine tree on a curved sandbar (suhama pattern) in light and dark gray on a blue ground, created by the yûzen technique.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection