Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.5 x 39.9 cm (10 7/16 x 15 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.307

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 bamboo and sparrow in brown, gray, yellow and green, created by the yûzen technique, and metallic gold embroidered (shishû) accents on a blue and gray ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection