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Textile sample with design of water mallows and flowing water in white and black, created by the yûzen technique, on a pale blue ground.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakumatsu to early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

18.9 x 14.3 cm (7 7/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.293

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen) Shiroage

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles