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Textile sample with design of moored boats floating on the water in gray, blue and white against a pale green sky, created by the yûzen process.

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: 9 x 14 1/4 in. (22.9 x 36.2 cm)

Accession Number

98.234

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles