Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo or early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

21.2 x 35.1 cm (8 3/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.334

Medium or Technique

Silk, unbalanced plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of bamboo, royal fern and narcissus (or freesia) in white, brown and reddish-orange, created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome), on a dark brown ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection