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Textile sample with design of sweet fish in a river and water plants in gray, tan and green, created by the yûzen technique, on a blue ground with metallic gold thread couching.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 18989

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakumatsu, late Edo to early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

34.4 x 27.4 cm (13 9/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.349

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles