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Textile sample with design of royal ferns, violets, dandelions, shepherd's purse and other flowers in green, gray, black, pink, yellow, and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with silk embroidery (shishû).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakumatsa to Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

22.4 x 32.5 cm (8 13/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.241

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil and hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles