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Textile sample with design of flowering vine in blue and green, created by the yûzen technique, on a blue ground with a watermark pattern.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.9 x 13.6 cm (9 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.322

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles