Textile sample

Japanese
early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.7 x 32.3 cm (9 5/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.274

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of weeping plums and weeping willow in white and yellow on a purple ground, created by the yûzen technique, with embroidered accents in pink and brown silk and gold metallic thread.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection