Textile sample

Japanese
early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

33.3 x 27.2 cm (13 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.357

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze, hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered with silk (shishû), couched with gold-wrapped thread (koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of wisteria in green, tan and white, created by the yûzen technique, embroidery in purple silk and couching in metallic gold thread on a light brown ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection