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Textile sample with design of phoenix and peony arabesques in blue and tan, 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 perid (Bakumatsu), mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.4 x 17.7 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.358

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles