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Textile sample with design of weeping willow and cherry blossoms in white on a gray ground, created by the yûzen technique, with red, yellow and pink silk and gold embroidered accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.1 x 32.8 cm (9 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.329

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave with supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles