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Textile sample with design of large lotus leaves in green and purple, created by the yûzen process, on a light blue ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.7 x 37.2 cm (12 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.280

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles