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Textile sample with design of bamboo and sparrow in brown, orange and gray, created by the yûzen technique, and a plum blossom motif composed of a minute white dot pattern on a blue ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome, komon kata).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, late Edo (Bakumatsu) to early Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

29.3 x 36.8 cm

Accession Number

98.316

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome, komon kata), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (kaki-e, yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles