Textile sample

Japanese
early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

23.2 x 32.0 cm (9 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.275

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of pine needles in white on a purple and black ground, created by the paste resist-dye technique, with metallic gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection