Textile sample with design of wisteria in green, tan and white, created by the yûzen technique, embroidery in purple silk and couching in metallic gold thread on a light brown ground.
Gift to MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, early Meiji era, mid-19th century
33.3 x 27.2 cm (13 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave gauze, hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered with silk (shishû), couched with gold-wrapped thread (koma-nui)