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Textile sample with design of plum blossoms in reddish-orange on a white ground, created by the stencil resist-dye (katazome) technique, with metallic gold 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, Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

23.6 x 31.8 cm (9 5/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.278

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil resist-dyed (katazome), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles