Textile sample with design of plum flower, pine needles and maple leaves in purple, orange, gray and white, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched with gold metallic thread on a brown ground.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, mid-19th century
21.0 x 35.4 cm (8 1/4 x 13 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched (koma nui)