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Shiki nishiki (Brocade of the Four Seasons)

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Provenance

July 2009, sold by private collection, Kyoto, Japan to Boston Book Company, Boston; 2009, sold by Boston Book Company to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Japanese, Meiji era, 1903 (Meiji 36)

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 36.8 cm (10 1/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4963

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color with metallic pigments on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books