Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsa to Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

29.0 x 35.3 cm (11 7/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.248

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched ((koma-nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of branches of maple leaves (momiji), pine branches (matsu), wisteria (fuji), and flowing water in green, red, violet, blue, gray, black and white, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched with silk and metallic gold accents.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection