Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

22.0 x 36.4 cm (8 11/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.327

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; supplementary weft patterning (kôbaiori), hand drawn paste-resist dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design rice field, scarecrow and small hut in brown, gray and blue, created by the yûzen technique, with gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection