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Textile sample with design of pine in black and white, created by the yûzen technique, on a gray ground with grid made of thick, intersecting warp and wefts.

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

11.5 x 11.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.260

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (shiroage yûzen, kaki-e)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles