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Textile sample with design of bamboo in light and dark gray and white, created by the yûzen process, on a blue ground with specks of gold leaf.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 13 5/8 in. (30.5 x 34.6 cm)

Accession Number

98.363

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles