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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.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

21.0 x 35.4 cm (8 1/4 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.333

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched (koma nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles