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Textile sample with design of two small figures rowing boats containing flowers on simple wave motifs in white, brown, gray and green, created by the yûzen technique, on a blue ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

26.1 x 40.0 cm (10 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.259

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles