Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.5 x 33.8 cm

Accession Number

98.314

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample divided diagonally into two design fields: Brown ground with white, green and gray cherry blossom motifs, created by the yûzen technique, and gray ground with white cherry blossom motifs composed of minute dot patterns (komon) created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection