Textile sample with design of crashing wave against rocks in gray, blue and white, created by the yûzen technique, with gold metallic embroidered accents and a plover embroidered in white silk.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Bakamatsu to Meiji era, 19th century
30.4 x 34.5 cm (11 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)