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Textile sample with design of a dragon in a cloud in shades of gray on a pale green and yellow ground created by hand painting (kaki-e).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

52.3 x 29.1 cm (20 9/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.352

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze, hand painted (kaki-e)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles