Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.3 x 31.8 cm (11 15/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.324

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe, stencil resist-dyed (katazome)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with two design fields divided with a zigzag line (matusukawabishi): knotted bamboo in white on a brown ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome), and chrysanthemums in blue on a brown ground composed of a minute white dot pattern (komon) created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection