Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

33.2 x 26.5 cm

Accession Number

98.312

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazmome), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of pine branch in gray and black, created by the yûzen technique, and a repeating plum blossom motif composed of a minute white dot pattern (komon kata) in white on a gray ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection