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Textile sample with design of willow branch in white, created by the yûzen process, on a dark green ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

22.0 x 5.0 cm (8 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.281

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles