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.
Gift to MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century
24.1 x 32.8 cm (9 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave with supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)