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Textile sample with design of plum branch, peony, iris and butterfly in white, blue, gray, yellow and green on a peach and light blue ground, created by the yûzen technique.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.6 x 34.1 cm (12 1/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.328

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn and paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles