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Textile sample with design of chrysanthemum and sparrow in gold, green, brown, gray and white, created by the yûzen technique, with white silk embroidered accents (shishû) on a dark blue damask ground with repeating crane and basket pattern.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

23.5 x 15.7 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.339

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles