Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/2 x 14 in. (21.6 x 35.6 cm)

Accession Number

98.405

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread and gilt paper strips; plain-weave, 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 maple leaves (momiji) in white, gray, purple and brown on a dark gray ground, created by the yûzen process, embroidered with metallic gold paper strips 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