Textile sample

Japanese
late Edo perid (Bakumatsu)
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.4 x 17.7 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.358

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of phoenix and peony arabesques in blue and tan, created by the yûzen technique, on a light blue ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection