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Textile sample with design of leaves in dark blue on a gray and purple ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

23.5 x 31.5 cm (9 1/4 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.271

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil resist-dyed (katazome) or hand drawn paste resist dyed (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles