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Textile sample with design of two groups of rocky hills, pagodas and trees hand-painted in black ink on a white silk crepe ground.

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: 5 5/8 x 2 in. (14.2 x 5.1 cm)

Accession Number

98.245

Medium or Technique

Silk, ink; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand-painted (kaki-e)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles