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Textile sample with design of cotton plant in green, yellow and white on a dark brown ground, created by the yûzen technique, with embroidered silk and painted gold accents.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji ear, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

19.2 x 16.0 cm (7 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.342

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles