Textile sample

Japanese
late Edo (Bakumatsu) to early Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

29.3 x 36.8 cm

Accession Number

98.316

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of bamboo and sparrow in brown, orange and gray, created by the yûzen technique, and a plum blossom motif composed of a minute white dot pattern on a blue ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome, komon kata).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection