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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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakamatsu to Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.4 x 34.5 cm (11 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.266

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