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Textile sample with design of pine branch in blue and gray, created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome) with gold, orange and purple silk and metallic gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.1 x 33.2 cm (9 1/2 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.303

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil resist-dyed (katazome), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles