Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.9 x 13.6 cm (9 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.322

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flowering vine in blue and green, created by the yûzen technique, on a blue ground with a watermark pattern.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection