Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

25.7 x 34.1 cm (10 1/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.463

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 design of sea birds (umineko?) flying over the waves in light and dark fray, light brown, blue and white, 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