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Textile sample with design of bamboo and sparrow in brown, gray, yellow and green, created by the yûzen technique, and metallic gold embroidered (shishû) accents on a blue and gray ground.

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

26.5 x 39.9 cm (10 7/16 x 15 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.307

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles