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Textile sample with design of pine in green and brown, created by the yûzen technique, with bands of mist, created by applied flecks of gold leaf (kinpun), on a light blue ground.

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

24.3 x 24.3 cm (9 9/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.356

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles