Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji ear
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

19.2 x 16.0 cm (7 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.342

Medium or Technique

Silk 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 cotton plant in green, yellow and white on a dark brown ground, created by the yûzen technique, with embroidered silk and painted gold accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection