Textile sample

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


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.2 x 32.0 cm (10 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.360

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 two men working under large butterbur in gray, green, blue and tan, created by the yûzen technique, on a light gray ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection