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Textile sample with design of phoenix and arabesque in blue, gray, brown and red on a dark brown ground, created by the yûzen technique.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

27.3 x 35.1 cm (10 3/4 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.344

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles