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Textile sample with design of flying cranes on a blue-gray ground, created by the yûzen technique, with embroidered gold accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

26.0 x 40.5 cm (10 1/4 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.288

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles