Textile sample with design of tea bowl in a drawstring bag, tea scoop and plum blossoms in green, pink, white and blue, created by the yûzen technique, on a black ground with metallic gold embroidered accents.
Gift to MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century
29.5 x 17.8 cm (11 5/8 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)