Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

22.5 x 14.3 cm (8 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.321

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe, hand painted (kaki-e)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of a zigzag bridge (yatsuhashi), iris and mountains in black, green and brown, created by hand painting (kaki-e), on a light blue ground with narrow dark blue stripes.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection