Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.8 x 34.8 cm (10 9/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.304

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 two old tortoises in grays and white on a brown 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