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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.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

33.3 x 27.2 cm (13 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.357

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze, hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered with silk (shishû), couched with gold-wrapped thread (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles