Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

18.9 x 14.3 cm (7 7/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.293

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen) Shiroage

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of water mallows and flowing water in white and black, created by the yûzen technique, on a pale blue ground.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection