Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.6 x 33.6 cm

Accession Number

98.317

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome), 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 stylized figures wearing straw coats and hats in gray, brown and white, created by the yûzen technique, and cherry blossoms in white composed of a minute dot pattern (komon kata) on dark blue ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection