Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.5 x 15.7 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.339

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, 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 chrysanthemum and sparrow in gold, green, brown, gray and white, created by the yûzen technique, with white silk embroidered accents (shishû) on a dark blue damask ground with repeating crane and basket pattern.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection