Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 7/16 x 12 1/2 in. (24 x 31.8 cm)

Accession Number

98.374

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 pairs of long-tailed birds and mandarin oranges in diamond-lattice (tasuki) pattern in yellow, green, pink, orange, red and purple on a gray 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