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Textile sample with design of phoenix (ho-o) and flowering plants in pink, purple, green, tan, red, white and gray, 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, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.2 x 33.0 cm (9 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

98.242

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles