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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.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

29.5 x 17.8 cm (11 5/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

98.338

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles