Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

29.5 x 17.8 cm (11 5/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

98.338

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome), 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 of tea bowl in a drawstring bag, tea scoop and plum blossoms in green, pink, white and blue, created by the yûzen technique, on a black ground with metallic gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection