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Textile sample with design of mountain, river, woman carrying jug on head, flying birds, pine, flowers and small house with straw roof in gray, green, blue, brown and red, created by the yûzen technique, with silk and metallic gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, late Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

21.3 x 35.1 cm (8 3/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.325

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; supplementary weft patterning (kôbaiori), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles