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Textile sample with design of autumn flowers (Japanese bell flower, chrysanthemum and pink) in blue, pink, green, purple and white on a reddish orange 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, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

21.8 x 30.8 cm (8 9/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.285

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil (kata) and handrawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles