Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

27.4 x 40.8 cm (10 13/16 x 16 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.306

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of waterside scene with hills, houses, pine and cherry trees in gray, white, pink and blue, created by the yûzen technique, and metallic gold embroidered accents on a gray ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection