Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.3 x 24.3 cm (9 9/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.356

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold leaf; plain-weave gauze (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of pine in green and brown, created by the yûzen technique, with bands of mist, created by applied flecks of gold leaf (kinpun), on a light blue ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection