Textile sample

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

24.1 x 32.8 cm (9 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.329

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave with supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of weeping willow and cherry blossoms in white on a gray ground, created by the yûzen technique, with red, yellow and pink silk and gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection