Textile sample with design of three flying cranes and clouds in gray, white, black and green, created by the yûzen process, and accented with embroidered red silk and gold metallic thread and couched gold metallic thread.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, Late 19th century
Height x width: 8 3/4 x 13 7/16 in. (22.2 x 34.2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)