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Textile sample with design of waterfall, pine tree, plum tree and bamboo in gray, brown and blue, created by the yûzen technique, with pink silk and metallic gold embroidered accents (shishû).

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

26.4 x 40.6 cm (10 3/8 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

98.301

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles