Textile sample

Japanese
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

16.6 x 15.0 cm (6 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.298

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil-dyed (katazome)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of flowers and stone in light gray on a dark blue or black ground with overall pattern of minute dots created by stencil-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection