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Textile sample with design of pine, bamboo, and plum (shôcikubai) in green, red, brown, gray and white, created by the yûzen technique, on a blue ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.2 x 22.0 cm (9 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.355

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles