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Textile sample with design of a zigzag bridge (yatsuhashi), iris and mountains in black, green and brown, created by hand painting (kaki-e), on a light blue ground with narrow dark blue stripes.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

22.5 x 14.3 cm (8 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.321

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe, hand painted (kaki-e)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles