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Textile sample with design of bellflower and bush clover in gold tan, purple, pink and red, created by the yûzen technique, on a light blue ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

31.5 x 29.2 cm (12 3/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.353

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles