Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 3/4 x 7 1/16 in. (22.3 x 18 cm)

Accession Number

98.220

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze-weave (sha), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen, shiroage)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cranes in white, created by the yûzen process, on a dark purple silk gauze ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection