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Textile sample with design of decorative ball (kusudama) made from chrysanthemum (kiku) in green, yellow, blue, tan and white, created by the yûzen technique, on a pale blue background with swirling white lines.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

25.4 x 29.3 cm (10 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.295

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles