Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 9 1/8 in. (27.9 x 23.2 cm)

Accession Number

98.238

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen); hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of three cranes alongside a river in brown, blue gray and white on a dark blue ground, created by the yûzen process.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection