Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 13 7/8 in. (30.5 x 35.2 cm)

Accession Number

98.408

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of Chinese lily in gray, white, yellow and green on a ground with small repeat pattern (komon) of clove tree blossoms (chôji) in gray and white; embroidered accents in white, black, green and yellow silk and couched with metallic gold thread.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection