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Textile design with design of two cranes flying over water in gray, white and blue, created by the yûzen technique, with white, blue, red and black silk embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakumatsu to Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

31.0 x 35.7 cm (12 3/16 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.265

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles