Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 11/16 x 14 15/16 in. (27.2 x 37.9 cm)

Accession Number

98.397

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flock of flying geese, outlined with black, against a blue and gray background, created by the yûzen process.

Markings

Upper left: Re in red ink
Upper right: Ne in red ink
Lower left: "sa" inside tortoise in red ink
Lower right: "Sanbou (?)" stamp in red ink

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection