Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo and early Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 6 9/16 in. (22.6 x 16.7 cm)

Accession Number

98.473

Medium or Technique

Silk, indigo; plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome, aizome)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of squares containing various auspicious symbols: seven jewels (shippô-mon), hat of invisibility (kakuregasa), magic mallet (tsuchi) and chrysanthemum (kiku) stenciled in white and indigo blue on an indigo blue ground

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection