Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

31.0 x 35.7 cm (12 3/16 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.265

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile design with design of two cranes flying over water in gray, white and blue, created by the yûzen technique, with white, blue, red and black silk embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection