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Textile sample with design of cherry blossoms, rape blossoms, pampas grass and chrysanthemum in gray, green and pink yûzen dyeing with pink, purple, yellow and green silk embroidered accents on a pale blue 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, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

23.2 x 31.3 cm (9 1/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.272

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted, embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles