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Bed cover (yogi)

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Robe-shaped bed cover (yogi) in dark blue silk crepe with design of phoenix and paulownia, created by the yûzen process, in green, pink, gold, white, tan and gray; unlined, missing stuffing.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

142.2 x 148.0 cm (56 x 58 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.63

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil-resist and hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes